Tuesday, September 18, 2007

The Love Poems of Marichiko

You ask me what I thought about
Before we were lovers.
The answer is easy.
Before I met you
I didn't have anything to think about.

Kenneth Rexroth (1905-1982)
"The Love Poems of Marichiko" (excerpt) from The Morning Star by Kenneth Rexroth. Copyright © 1979.