Queen of the Night

by Published on

What is the
length of a
life

Ask an old
mountain
smoothed for
millennia by
blowing winds

Ask my father
Ask his mother
who lived a
century and
more

What is the
length of a
life

Ask a night
blooming
Cereus

Ken Whitley is retired in Marfa, where he writes poems and stories and is a DJ on Marfa Public Radio.