Friday, August 10, 2012

Wyeth's Milk Cans

Very much enjoying Richard Wilbur's Collected Poems. Here's one reason why.

Wyeth's Milk Cans
by Richard Wilbur

Beyond them, hill and field
Harden, and summer's easy
Wheel-ruts lie congealed.

What if these two bells tolled?
They'd make the bark-splintering
Music of pure cold.

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