Thursday, February 18, 2021

Nature Morte by Julia Caroline Knowlton

Sun at dusk, moving across
polished silver. Pieces of fruit
reflect pieces of light. In a painting

I cannot make, we become
perfect color. Our voices still.
Life coming to a hush, a hush.

Julia Caroline Knowlton is Professor of French at Agnes Scott College in Atlanta. The author of four books, she has a PhD in French Literature (UNC-Chapel Hill) and an MFA in poetry (Antioch University). In 2018, she was named a Georgia Author of the Year. Her literary achievements include an Academy of American Poets College Prize and a Pushcart nomination.

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