Emhain of the Apple Trees

Exitus Acta Probat

Tout Sera Histoire


They have learned to translate
her repetition,
the ways she can recite
the same memory
again and again
like it is the first time.
For this, too,
is language:
the new inflections in her voice,
new details,
the tears that frequent
her glassy eyes
like uninvited guests
she lets in anyway