The big secret hidden in the little things

The road signs bear names –blue-bird-wallpaper-4
“King George,” “Richmond,” “Fort AP Hill”;
The blue thrush, the gold-leaved maple,
Are signs with no names.
They need none. Even Solomon
At the height of his splendor
Was not attired like one of these.

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Posted on May 19, 2014, in David Mitchel, Lantern Hollow Press, Poetry. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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