Poem | D., Gardening

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One form of matter completed by grief.
One psalm so utter its form is life.

One fire further than the one in which we’ve burned.
One world more than our wounds have earned.

One love so lavish it is not one.
She looks up, for a time entirely sun.

Published in the April 2022 issue: 
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Christian Wiman’s most recent book is Survival Is a Style.

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