HONEY THE GUARD

Fall 2012: Issue 92

Renee Soto

honey a river

most perfect

dammed in the centrifuge

until the spout

opens for honey the river

to pour sparkle

gleam in jars

on the kitchen

counter a lone

bee here a light

bulb there the table

puzzles out the scene

honey the hive

the mother the

sisters the lost

honey the bee

the bee that followed

honey the lost