[May 12] poems in th'garden ( Lee // BD // Novy )
[Sunday 5/12: 4pm]
...the leaves come. Patient, plodding, a green skin
growing over whatever winter did to us, a return
to the strange idea of continuous living despite
the mess of us, the hurt, the empty. Fine then,
I’ll take it, the tree seems to say, a new slick leaf
unfurling like a fist to an open palm, I’ll take it all.
-- Ada Limon
Celebrate the coming of Spring and warmer climes with poems in the garden of Unnameable Books. Enjoy poetry from Brooklyn neighborhood poets Maggie Lee, Peter BD, Nadia Bovy, and more. Entry is free, and there shall be wine to enjoy in the sunshine.