One Cupped Hand Above the Other | Ana C.H. Silva

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Dent

The only thing of mine in that house was the dent.
I threw a green stone egg at my bedroom wall.
The egg made an oval in the sheetrock.
I watched shadows dip into its curve at night.

I threw a green stone egg at my bedroom wall.
I was allowed to have an egg collection.
I watched shadows dip into its curve at night.
Wood, agate, onyx, volcanic glass, even a geode.

I was allowed to have an egg collection.
The beauty that something inside will someday come out.
Wood, agate, onyx, volcanic glass, even a geode.
Some nights I put a pillow on the floor and watched the moon.

The beauty that something inside will someday come out.
I watched shadows dip into its curve at night.
Some nights I put a pillow on the floor and watched the moon.
The only thing of mine in that house was the dent.