Stop and Listen, Selah by Eugenia Leigh

30 Aug

I don’t have much to say about this poem “Selah” by Eugenia Leigh at this month’s The Collagist other than I love it, and I want it to speak for itself, which is fine and good really, because “Selah” is Hebrew for “stop and listen” and so please, stop and listen.

When the sky unhinges, how will we survive?

Who will extract the cancers
from our lips, the bombs from our arteries?

When we make delirious love
in the closets of our small, lovestarved God,
may he honor

our passion.

Read the rest at The Collagist.

One Response to “Stop and Listen, Selah by Eugenia Leigh”

  1. Tyler Gobble August 31, 2011 at 1:56 pm #

    Definitely a rad poem, and definitely one that seems right up your alley, your current concerns.

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