the archivist May 5, 2024
green and yellow watermelon fruit

Green-Striped Melons

Jane Hirshfield

They lie
under stars in a field.
They lie under rain in a field.
Under sun.
Some people
are like this as well—
like a painting
hidden beneath another painting.
An unexpected weight
the sign of their ripeness.
Book cover reading Come, Thief
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