Carole Weinstein Poetry Prize
Home Curators Recipients


The pomegranate fuse
of dusk on the wall

behind you — and you —
within — like a secret side

of the sky .   .   . 
What do I believe?

I won’t find it beyond
this room. 

And when I said oh, god,
I was not mistaken.

By Lisa Russ Spaar
Recipient of the 2011 Carole Weinstein Poetry Prize

Reprinted by permission of Persea Books
from Satin Cash by Lisa Russ Spaar.
Copyright © 2008 by Lisa Russ Spaar.

© 2006 Carole Weinstein. All rights reserved.