Morning Joy

The sudden birds
of morning,
then the light

and the distant
line of horizon,

of the world.
The air is keen
with rustling.

I hold this,
I hold all this,
saying Yes.



About the Poet:
Tom Montag is the author of In This Place: Selected Poems 1982-2013, This Wrecked World, and The Miles No One Wants. He has been a featured poet at Atticus Review, Contemporary American Voices, Houseboat, and Basil O’Flaherty Review, and received Pushcart Prize nominations from Provo Canyon Review,Blue Heron Review, and The Lake.



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