Under the Poplars

 Like priestly imprisoned poets, the poplars of blood have fallen asleep. On the hills, the flocks of Bethlehem chew arias of grass at sunset.       The ancient shepherd, who shivers at the last martyrdoms of light, in his Easter eyes has caught a purebred flock of stars.       Formed in orphanhood, he goes down with rumors of … Continue reading Under the Poplars