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Seeing Aphrodite in April

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Seeing Aphrodite in April

Her quicksilver passing,
so achingly beautiful
in it's announcement
of the fertile cacophony
of Nature recumbent,
makes it hard not to fall
hopelessly in love
with a moment, fixing it
forever in the heart
like an insect in amber.

Perhaps it is just
this fleeting precursor of potency,
the promise proffered
prior to blossoming,
embodied in pre-pubescent girls,
which is so miserly-prized
by desperate old goats,
as if they could capture Spring
in their hands and stave off
their advancing decrepitude
by deflowering the bud
before it blooms.

 

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Vi's works appear widely both in print and online. She conducts Poetry Workshops and gives readings in Central New York. Her latest chapbook is "Sine Qua Non Antiques (an Arcanum of History, Geography and Treachery).

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