Tuesday, January 7, 2014


We have grown
deaf to colors
and the names
of unknown things

the tangled beauty
of our darkest pain
is the unseen purple
root parting with the sky

we have bargained
light for a deeper place
where wings turn
into the good taste of earth.

About Terry Mulert:
Terry Mulert has published work in The Water~Stone Review, California Quarterly, The Madison Review, The Mid-America Poetry Review, Mudfish, Plainsongs (Award Poem), Texas Poetry Review: Borderlands, The Baltimore Review, The Hawai’i Review, Big Scream, The Chiron Review and others. He is a poet living outside of Santa Fe, NM in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains with his wife and son.

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