[Aeons quest eye on]

Aeons quest eye on  
                     prob limp race  
      Eeeee burrow @ a tomb  
well arm’d glossy head Head limp 
hearT                   Never met a muscle couldn’t raptivate
        H                            inside    y/our dark neat holdshout
        R                  O                  if ever words would 
        B                   Free me 
                                        From your open book 
                   Writing in Soil  
                                          Heartheartheartearthearth glad to bee
    a live wing

Copyright © 2023 by Julie Ezelle-Patton. Originally published in Poem-a-Day on August 30, 2023, by the Academy of American Poets.