April 02, 2016 at 11:30AM on Facebook

“We anoint bodies and houses
on foreheads and lintels.
But where to bless a field?
Put away your map for now.
A little wind will nudge you.
You are better than
the blue affection of television.
Remember, not every answer
has your name in it.”
If you’re going to give a poem a title like “Nature,” you’d better be able to deliver the goods. Fortunately that’s not a problem for the Lubbock, Texas-based poet John Poch. #NationalPoetryMonth