the daily manna

the daily manna

manna
exodus 16


i forgot to write
a poem about the manna
this morning
and isn’t that just typical
that the bread on the ground
you forgot to gather
spoils if you try
to keep it for even
one day?
i had an idea
that came with the dew,
now, in evening,
it’s lost.

 

—Amy Bornman, There is a Future

 


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