Wildflower Meadow, Medawisla

by Stephanie Burt

The many-
oared asters
are coracles;

the goldenrod
pods, triremes.
They do not

plan their
to please us.

­The tangle­
of brambles
and drupes shifts

only slightly
when the wind
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