“Easy (Does It?)” by Muriel Nelson (Poetry ’96)
Poetry alumn Muriel Nelson was recently featured in The Christian Century. Read an excerpt from “Easy (Does It?)” below:
Easy (Does It?)
Gifts for the gods my PT calls the lifts my shoulders won’t do
while our honeysuckle grows buds and does it,
pink hands full of honey—See!
I try and try to be a “real soprano” with high notes
full and glorious. When I rest for a moment
the toddler next door warbles an octave above.
Continue reading here: Muriel Nelson | The Christian Century