Queen of the Night


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.

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