Through the Night


Up in rhythm
sound the horns
the red bud opens
a world is born.

Silver Maple, willow
and rose
color awakens
the hidden


Every end begins
leaf on earth

the model cover.

Layers of time
layers of light
a band of stars
plays through

the night.



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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