Poetry 2012 / Volume 43

Flowers for Moloch — Christopher Barnes

The astonishing stuff was summer clouds,
Twirling a trice,
Touch-and-go, dispensed with, smashed.

But The Comforter of prevalent banks
Sabbaths through the ages,
Overdue for embezzlement
Or somersaulted in deluge
To a credulous pocket in ground.

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  1. Pingback: Current Issue: Volume 43, Number 1 — Poetry Issue, Fall 2012 | Coe Review

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