Katherine Anne Porter

May 15, 1890 – September 18, 1980 / Indian Creek, Texas

Another Sarah

for Christopher Smart

When winter was half over
God sent three angels to the
Who said to her
"Be glad, you little rack
Of empty sticks,
Because you have been chosen.

In May you will become
A wave of living sweetness
A nation of white petals
A dynasty of apples."
Anonymous submission.
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