Magdalene Poem

John Taggart
Love enters the body 

enters 
almost 
almost completely breaks and enters into the body 

already beaten and broken 

peaceful if breaking if breaking 
and entering the already broken is peaceful 

untouchable fortunately 
untouchable.

From Is Music by John Taggart. Copyright © 2010 by John Taggart. Used by permission of the Copper Canyon Press.

From Is Music by John Taggart. Copyright © 2010 by John Taggart. Used by permission of the Copper Canyon Press.

John Taggart