Rae Armantrout, 6 February 2020
Were you surprised to learnthat you could swapan ‘i’ for an eye,and ‘a’ for an apple?
That’s the lure.
Later, you maywant to pray.
You may be leftto think your wayfrom moment to moment
without being toldwhat a moment is,
if it’s something solid.
The mad hear languagespeak itselfand are humble before it.
They receive instruction.
The child in her...