The Poetry of Absence

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Andrew Frisardi

The Poetry of Absence


      For a widowed friend:

      “Love makes us one with the very object of these words.”
        —Saint-John Perse


      To make a thing, first be the thing
      Before the deed of making was:
      His hands and eyes fashion a ring
      That’s shaped by shaping its own cause.

      His heart conceives a . . .
      . . . . . . .
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