Foxglove

is the
snow unmelting
the snow
is the bed
unemptying
the dark
in which these
windows
make their own
light rubbing
dawn against
dawn in this
static I saw
sparks
in this silence
I couldíve sworn
I heard music
coming
from the cellar
in your ears

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Marc Paltrineri's work has appeared in journals such as The Laurel Review, Sixth Finch, H_NGM_N, PANK, ILK, Redivider, and The Green Mountains Review. His chapbook Foxglove is forthcoming from Strange Cage Press in 2013. He is a founding editor of the hand-bound poetry journal Sunís Skeleton and is a graduate of the MFA program at the University of New Hampshire. He lives nearby.