Rural Poetry Series: Lorine Niedecker’s Calendar

photograph by Bonnie Roub; from the Electronic Poetry Center
As the year draws to a close, we say goodbye to our focus, over the last few months, on the “calendar poems” of Lorine Niedecker. More information on this series can be found here; and, again, we encourage folks to pick up a copy of the excellent Collected Works, edited by Jenny Penberthy. 
I like a
loved one to
be apt in
the wing.
Sweet ekes
of soft drips–