May 15, 2006
Barbara Davis is the seventh poet chosen in this once-a-week yearlong survey of Minnesota’s poets and their work. The series is sponsored by Magers & Quinn Booksellers.
If I Am Hungry
If I am hungry, I will eat the sun,
red apple of hot light.
I’ll swallow summer rainstorms spiked
with thunder and a jay’s harsh cry.
If I am lonely, I will sleep with salt ...