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Polley , Jacob: A Jar of Honey

Portre of Polley , Jacob

A Jar of Honey (English)

You hold it like a lit bulb,
a pound of light,
and swivel the stunned glow
around the fat glass sides:
it's the sun, all flesh and no bones
but for the floating knuckle
of honeycomb
attesting to the nature of the struggle

Uploaded byRépás Norbert
PublisherPan Macmillan, ISBN13:9780330412889, PLSclear Licence Ref No: 11941, Non-Exclusive Format: WEB PAGE (Hungarian, Slovak, Czech & German)
Source of the quotationThe Brink (Picador Poetry)
Bookpage (from–to)3-3