Eddie Krzeminski


The last licks of ice
hang from the evergreens.
A wine-breasted robin
plucks a thorn
from a motherdie
and drops it.
Imagine how peopled
this will be in ten years—
how the alyssums
will bloom between
the sidewalk cracks.
Isn’t it beautiful,
how we struggle?
All the rivers of the world
rushing towards
the oceans
if we let them.

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Eddie Krzeminski is an MFA candidate at Florida International University where he is the poetry editor for Gulf Streammagazine. His work has recently appeared in Plath Poetry ProjectYes Poetry, and Small Orange.

Posted on July 13, 2018 .