poem | Lidija Šimkutė

188 cover

spring 2007
ISBN 978-0-9775171-5-2
published 20 September 2007

The Desolate Courtyard

with barren peach tree
claimed your body

the broken window
scattered notes
hold that night’s secret

summers will taste of sorrow
perhaps in some remote place
I’ll stumble across a shadow
bearing your light

© Lidija Šimkutė
Overland 188 – spring 2007, p. 83

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