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Saturday, May 03, 2008

Among the warblers



"...a pinch of cactus bloom, a scent of sage,
a strong, perplexing drink: Birdsong
at the first sip. ..."

From "Sotol" by John Balaban

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For an additional take on the place where the poem was found, see here.

2 comments:

Shelly Lowenkopf said...

Lovely in composition, mood, evocativeness. But I remain a Confectionary sort and have sneaked back a few times for a sniff.

Lee's River/Zlatovyek said...

photo: can smell the place. poem: Eau du Texas.
best from the pastis crowd in Graulhet