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Written by Katherine Anne Porter | Create an image from this poem

Another Sarah

 for Christopher Smart

When winter was half over
God sent three angels to the 
Who said to her
"Be glad, you little rack
Of empty sticks,
Because you have been chosen.
In May you will become A wave of living sweetness A nation of white petals A dynasty of apples.

Written by Steve Kowit | Create an image from this poem


 This evening, the sturdy Levi's
I wore every day for over a year
& which seemed to the end
in perfect condition,
suddenly tore.
How or why I don't know, but there it was: a big rip at the crotch.
A month ago my friend Nick walked off a racquetball court, showered, got into this street clothes, & halfway home collapsed & died.
Take heed, you who read this, & drop to your knees now & again like the poet Christopher Smart, & kiss the earth & be joyful, & make much of your time, & be kindly to everyone, even to those who do not deserve it.
For although you may not believe it will happen, you too will one day be gone, I, whose Levi's ripped at the crotch for no reason, assure you that such is the case.
Pass it on.