what is now will soon be past

by Emily

Yrsa Daley-Ward

Just because you do it
doesn’t mean you always will.
Whether you’re dancing dust
or breathing light
you’re never exactly the same,

From her collection bone, published in 2014, comes this and the following poems, all of which are rich and powerful.

I’ve been going down a rabbit hole of poets lately. I find one and from them find another, and another, and it just keeps going until I want to cry when I look at my bank account. Worth it though.