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from “Stay Songs for Stanley Whitney” [5]

There will be
time
then
there will be
song

for the paintings
say
stay

Credit


From Fate News (Omnidawn, 2018). Copyright © 2018 by Norma Cole. Used with the permission of Omnidawn Publishing.

Author


Norma Cole

Norma Cole is the author of numerous poetry collections, including Fate News (Omnidawn, 2018). She lives in San Francisco, California.

Date Published: 2018-10-01

Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/stay-songs-stanley-whitney-5