Because They Mostly Appear At Dusk

Because They Mostly Appear At Dusk
by Kasey Jueds


Almost dark, almost
fall: in the far

field the doe
is only outline,

shape so pure
you can’t tell

whether she turns toward you or away.

Issue 07

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Kasey Jueds is the author of Keeper (University of Pittsburgh Press), winner of the 2012 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize. Some of her recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Crazyhorse, Salamander, and sidereal. She lives in Philadelphia.