From a Dream


Springtime reflects
off the lakes still water.
A perfect mirror
to every cloud,
and song
emerging from sleep.

To the peeper’s choir
set beneath a long
yellow willow,
we woke
with wonder in our eyes,
entangled in blankets

and each other,

Like the world

from a dream.



Douglass DeCandia is the Food Growing Program Coordinator at the Food Bank for Westchester, which operates on five sites located throughout Westchester County – Leake & Watts Residential Campus, New York School for the Deaf, Sugar Hill Farm at Westchester Land Trust, Westchester County Department of Correction and Woodfield Cottage.

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