“Plastic Sonnet 32”: A Poem -The Toast

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In this theory
I come slowly
to Venus.
It’s hard to look
at a full moon,
so explain that it
was already formed
in the 1970s.
What we now know
as the moon
collected other bodies.
these words:
the sun is only
your first oath.


Caroline Crew edits ILK journal. Her own poems can be found in PANK, Salt Hill Review and elsewhere. She lives in humidity in Western Mass and on the internet here: caroline-crew.com.

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