“People are like poems: they happen between the words”


A selection of poems by Deena Metzger:


The Burden Of Light

Ruin and Beauty: New and Selected Poems
A Sabbath Among the Ruins
Looking for the Faces of God
The Axis Mundi Poems (out of print)
Dark Milk



This poem is in the sidewalk at the Embarcadero in San Francisco.
The words of the poem are below the image.

SF Poem


Awakening Gatha
Waking in the morning
Time smiles in my hand.
This dawn
lasts all day.

— Deena Metzger