William Carlos Williams – by Amy Bunker

 

Why do you need more than one word for rain?
After all, I only need one letter to end my beginnings.
And owls only need one syllable
to call each other home.
Try again.

 

 

 

Amy Bunker is a poet and author living in Oregon and lives with two lazy cats. She is a social worker, currently is a screener for the state child abuse hotline and spends her days off working on farms around the area. Though she does not sleep, she rightfully considers her life to be a charmed one. Her work has appeared in Bacopa Magazine.