community garden winter
this is how you keep talking to someone who’s crying and cry there was
that dog that only children see it’s a corgi places fire feeds on rain
just ask them to stand on the stage during the hard speech and look
at the harp this way of swimming works only in currents you look
for a fact and find a phrase
walk under the dry bouquet a kite must be one of several shapes to fly
Zach Savich is the author of eight books of poetry and prose, including Daybed (Black Ocean, 2018). Recent work has appeared in jubilat, Kenyon Review, Fonograf Editions Magazine, Salt Hill, Pleiades, Verse Daily, and elsewhere. He teaches at the Cleveland Institute of Art.