The time it takes the
i to enter is is the
time it takes two ideas
to relate is the time
it takes the sun to rise
to where it is this
instant. I write
last night I watched dark clouds
stream cirrous across the moon
And now the blue of the sky
feels like dime candy on my tongue.

This appeared in the September 2016 issue.

Mark Truscott is the author of two books of poetry.

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