Jan Zwicky has published seven collections of poetry, most recently Forge, and her books of philosophy include Wisdom & Metaphor, Plato as Artist, and Lyric Philosophy. A native of Alberta, she now lives on the west coast.
Moon, there you are again, solo in the pale blue sky. I agree it’s strange, the way I stare. The snow on the mountains is as white, their dark rock as remote. I, too, said goodbye to the earth long ago. But, you see, I touch it still. With my hands, my feet. My eyes.