Loss

  • Posted on: 26 January 2011
  • By: admin

Loss
by A. R. Ammons

When the sun
falls behind the sumac
thicket the
wild
yellow daisies
in diffuse evening shade
lose their
rigorous attention
and
half-wild with loss
turn
any way the wind does
and lift their
petals up
to float
off their stems
and go