Archie Randolph Ammons

(18 February 1926 – 25 February 2001 / Whiteville, North Carolina)

After Yesterday


afternoon's blue
clouds and white rain
the mockingbird
in the backyard
untied the drops from
leaves and twigs
with a long singing.

Submitted: Monday, February 24, 2014
Edited: Monday, February 24, 2014

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