blossom blur close up dandelion
This is the flower to kiss.

To blow into fields
knowing somewhere
suns will open
in days to come,

and then more

delicate as an idea
that vanishes

before anyone
can know
what love is,

what forbidden
can lead to,

my lips

dusted in

David Radovich

Among David Radavich's poetry collections are two epics, AMERICA BOUND and AMERICA ABROAD, as well as MIDDLE-EAST MEZZE and THE COUNTRIES WE LIVE IN. His plays have been performed across the U.S. and in Europe. His latest book is UNTER DER SONNE / UNDER THE SUN: German and English Poems (2022).