Carolyn Forche Short Poems
Famous Short Carolyn Forche Poems. Short poetry by famous poet Carolyn Forche. A collection of the all-time best Carolyn Forche short poems
by Carolyn Forche
In Spanish he whispers there is no time left.
It is the sound of scythes arcing in wheat,
the ache of some field song in Salvador.
The wind along the prison, cautious
as Francisco's hands on the inside, touching
the walls as he walks, it is his wife's breath
slipping into his cell each night while he
imagines his hand to be hers.
It is a small country.
There is nothing one man will not do to another.