A Little Prayer



God of Making Things, let me write great poems. Give me
stuff to put my feet in. A line, a noun,
the free sky and earth —
worthless shit that sings in my toilets the
truths hiding in the well.

You don’t have to be a good god, just mine.

 

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharon_Olds#Poetry


Guy Torrey was born in Bar Harbor, Maine. He earned his MA in English at King’s College London and is an MFA candidate in Fiction at the University of Massachusetts – Boston.

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