Amuse um

I know this by the words I am missing
my life has gone to sleep
in the contour so precise
of the tip of a long bone
though I still know how to smile
before Roman cloisters and their ossuaries
the value of I love you

— Nicole Brossard, Museum of Bone and Water

transl. Robert Majzels & Erin Moure

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