I prefer to explore
the most intimate moments,
the smaller, crystallized details
we all hinge our lives on.
"Unfurling" © 2010 Meri Arnett-Kremian
I love the way our lives unfold,
detail by detail
until we are fully in flower.
(Rita Dove served as Poet Laureate of the United States
and Consultant to the Library of Congress from 1993 to 1995
and as Poet Laureate of the Commonwealth of Virginia from 2004 to 2006).