Tom Simard

Poetry, Music, and Prose

From “Evening” 2

“There are spiderwebs among the berries,
The stems of the supple vines are still thin,
Like little ice floes, little ice floes,
In the gleaming water of the sky-blue river, clouds swim.”

Anna Akhmatova


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4 thoughts on “From “Evening” 2

  1. Have you read Doctor Zhivago, Tom? This verse reminds me too of his gorgeous poetic prose.


  2. I like the idea of a “poetic novel.” Don’t know if I can think of very many other poet/novelists. Thomas Hardy was one…


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