Even if

For A.


Even if

The world should softly end today

Like an old heart fluttering to rest

You and I would still have seen

The lake, a still night-mirror

Of orange house-windows and pearly clouds

Swirling in ripples

So that you can’t tell up from down

Kimberly Gladman Jackson is the author of Materfamilias (Tandeta Books, 2018) and Tesseract (Finishing Line Press, 2016).
You can connect with her on her website.

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