A Single Note by Fabrice Poussin


He reached into the darkness
for the midnight drink
to find the glass

Drowsy with the weight
of eerie half-lit visions
he awoke as if

A world of crystal rang
with a singular echo
to penetrate
his soul.

Poussin is a professor of French and World Literature. His work in poetry and photography has appeared in Kestrel, Symposium, The Chimes, and other publications worldwide. Most recently, his collections In Absentia, and If I Had a Gun, Half Past Life were published in 2021, 2022, and 2023 by Silver Bow Publishing.

21 June 2024