Read our current issue, below. Read Light‘s poem of the week
photo: Daniel A. Anderson
Poem of the Week
Tyger Tyger, bright with flame:
sorry I misspelt thy name!
Pray forgive my other bungles:
saying “forests,” meaning “jungles”;
deeming light reflected from
thine eyes’ tapetum lucidum
actual combustion; and
flubbing, through too-slight command
of cardiology, the part
about “the sinews of thy heart.”
Thoughts of chains and anvil-bangers
made me drop some fearful clangers.
How my cheeks are burning bright!
Dare I hope I’ve set things right
by means of this regretful ditty,
Tiger Tiger? Kitty Kitty?
~ Julie Steiner