By Hoa Nguyen

Good morning it is
still morning    fog lifts to bright
grey laundry sky
soaked through sun     knowing
or to name narrows some
sense in me     wishing fish
would swim through air   multicolored
(orange    white    red)    going somewhere

Hoa Nguyen, “Wish” from Red Juice: Poems 1998-2008. Copyright © 2014 by Hoa Nguyen. Reprinted by permission of The Permission Company LLC, on behalf of the author and Wave Books.