Weekly Poem: David Lehman reads 'Yours the Moon'
Yours the Moon
Yours the moon mine the Milky Way a scarf
around my neck I love you as the night
loves the moon's dark side as the sky, distant,
endless, wears her necklace of stars over her dress
under my scarf that she wears against the cold
Photo by John Tranter
David Lehman is the series editor of "The Best American Poetry." His new collection, "New and Selected Poems" draws on more than 40 years of material. He has published seven other books of poetry, including "When a Woman Loves a Man," "The Daily Mirror" and "Valentine Place." He teaches at The New School and lives in New York City.