The sun rises, 
just as sumptuously 
and ceremoniously 

as it did the day before, 
and the day before that. 

Oblivious to impending 

tempests-- ignorant 

and innocent-- 

with the night 

as her muse.

Gil Hoy

Gil Hoy is a Boston poet, semi-retired trial lawyer and politician, who served as a Brookline, Massachusetts Selectman for four terms. Hoy’s poetry has appeared most recently in Tipton Poetry Journal, Chiron Review, Ariel Chart, The Potomac, The Penmen Review, The New Verse News, Right Hand Pointing  and elsewhere.

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