Summer Solstice Chant- Annie Finch

 

The sun, rich and open,

stretches and pours on the bloom of our work.

 

In the center of  the new flowers,

a darker wing of flower

 

points you like a fire.

 

Point your fire like a flower.

 

© Spells: New and Selected Poems, Wesleyan University Press, 2013

 

Anne Finch

Annie Finch is author of numerous books, most recently Spells: New and Selected Poems and A Poet’s Craft: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Sharing Your Poetry. A columnist for Huffington Post, she is currently writing a memoir. She directs the Stonecoast MFA program at the University of Southern Maine.

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