Jody Azzouni



Originally published in The Somerville News (Lyrical Somerville), July 6, 2011, p. 23.
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Poem | Jody's Notes


Your eyes can’t compete: neither

can the stars: light trapped

(its bright cries echoing

face to face). It heirlooms

incarnatedly, outlasts the flat

photograph, the telling anecdote,

touched (over and over again)

by the passing stranger.