By David Oestreich
Song at End of Summer
at night, our window opens
on the drumming of owls or
tree frogs’ glib appreciation
for returning rain. Just in time,
the dawn falls just a bit
behind. Just in time, I wake
to find your arm about my waist.
David Oestreich is the author of Cosmophagy, a chapbook forthcoming from Folded Word Press. His poems have appeared in various venues including Chagrin River Review, Ruminate, Tar River Poetry, and Electica. He lives in Northwest Ohio with his wife and three children.
Cover art and original illustration by Christine Stoddard. This piece is titled Walking Backwards Into Time. You can find more of her artwork at her website.