Shakily out under cedar in space and the green space and green redcedar out of
sunblack cedar grown of earth earth of cedar grown of sunblack
a father loves to know hollow noons of a mother knows to let high white bells as
inner men and woman crying inner man and women laughing [End Page 152]
Christopher Patton is at work on a book called “Dumuzi”—poems from which have appeared in Versal, Eleven Eleven, and the Kenyon Review. He teaches at Western Washington University.