Aperture

            ~ Glencar Valley, Ireland, 2019

Fog in the valley, then
searing sunlight.

A bouncy lane
to a glacier lake.

Water without wind,
a slow-moving sky.

Remote—impression
of Alps—a raven

watches us—glistening
in this vastness.

M. J. Iuppa’s fourth poetry collection is This Thirst (Kelsay Books, 2017). For the past 29 years, she has lived on a small farm near the shores of Lake Ontario. Check out her blog: https://mjiuppa.blogspot.com for her musings on writing, sustainability & life’s stew.

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