DPF / Levis

For Day 10 of National Poetry Month, from a local, valley poet, and from american poets: The Journal of the Academy of American Poets, Spring-Summer 2016, and from The Darkening Trapeze.

from Ghazal / by Larry Levis

I remember how

My old psychiatrist would pinch his nose between
A thumb and forefinger, look up at me & sigh.