Peter Valentine’s poem “Born…” appears in Volume 7 of The Found Poetry Review. Purchase the full volume.
[across] “to the incompetence of love!” shout the [down] seafarers
high in the crows nest up high in the smoke of the stars
and the moon swerves across the sea
and the music and the planet
and the [answers] fish
SOURCE: Crossword puzzle. New York Times. 19 November 2013.