JANIE BREGGIN BRAVERMAN
The Love Lives of Rocks


Granite mates below the dirt,
rises over time to bare itself to the kiss
of wind and rain.
Warm in the sun, cloaked in lichen, cracked
by the cycle of cold,
granite lies dreaming

JANIE BREGGIN BRAVERMAN

This poem was selected for the 2012 Poetry in Public project, sponsored by the Iowa City Public Art Program. Poetry in Public displays poems by local writers of all ages in Iowa City buses, downtown kiosks, and select public buildings from April (National Poetry Month) through the fall.

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on July 29, 2012

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