Anne Blonstein is the author of to be continued (Shearsman Books, 2011).
a woman had placed
after jorge luis borges a yellow rose in a hotel glass the man had kissed her on the neck had kissed her on the mouth but these kisses belonged to yesterday there would be no moment of revernalization yellow roses came from china open in may before our hybrids unfold pink rugosities and baroque scent expose dusty fissured yellow pearls
From Hairpin Loop by Anne Blonstein. Copyright © 2007 by Anne Blonstein. Reprinted with permission of Bright Hill Press.