Afternoon shower of light
you loosen from the clouds,
spilling between my thighs—
oh it rains mirrors, bouncing
reflections, cosmic fragments
comet-dust, meteoric mica flakes
Tremble and pour forth, oh my earth
spinner oh my star shaker, oh my.

After the bang, the swirling subsides
pooling, coalescing in repose
your face dusted with diamonds.

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Joan Robinson

Joan Robinson

Joan Paulette Robinson is a MFA graduate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her poetry often focuses on places in the Mojave Desert, Las Vegas, or in rural central Michigan. Those places serve as catalysts for reflections on history and memory and the overlapping nature of experience.
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