Blinking Ephemeral Valentine
by Joni Wallace
Winner of the 2009
Four Way Books Levis Prize in Poetry
selected by Mary Jo Bang
paper, 68 pages, $15.95
Wade right out in the Year of Excellent Clouds.
Another evening, another park, another horse
on which to ride. See the sky reflected
on the tear films of an owlet? Paint a thing,
trompe-l’œil, it comes. Trace the sun,
do not look, see it see it without your eyes.