UNDER THE SKY
What she told me was the earth was flat
I could tell that there was something happening
What she told me was not to worry
But I have touched something as I lay beneath
I have regressed from a position of logic
This is how explorers died as they failed to decipher
This is how the apple felt when gravity was talked out of the sky.
Tim Moder is an indigenous poet living in Northern Wisconsin. He is an occasional member of the Lake Superior Writers Group. By day he is a manager at a medical records company. He is currently working on his first book of poems.
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