“Nel Lago del Cor”

“Nel Lago del Cor” by Sandra Kohler begins:

November roses bloom, perfectly formed conic
blossoms, the petals furled, rose pink, shell,
palest yellow, cream, in the afternoon’s shifting

light: blue, gray, amber, umber. Umber:
the shade of autumn, of November, dawn
and dusk, the sky’s scant slant refracted

glance. [continue reading]


Also by Sandra Kohler at Heron Tree: “Scent,” “Heraclitus Returns,” and “Winter Love Poem.”