We people of the book
we snake-venom ink
we clumsy hands
can’t even catch fallen angels.

We basket-weaving failures
we holes in our nets
forgotten how to fish
we empty-handed

We small palms can only hold
one thing in each moment.
How difficult together is
for a small-handed people.

Hillary Kobernick, Photo Album People

Source: hillarykobernickpoetry

Dear Michelangelo, I hope in heaven, the ceiling is two inches shorter

Hillary Kobernick - The Last Judgment