Night Sitting – Seth Jani

In that cold spot
Between trees
A leaf blows,
The calando
Of evening birds
Unfetters into space
And we receive instructions
From what remains
Of the broken world:
Be still,
Speak softly,
Hear the constellations
With their dark, inhuman gears

Seth JaniSeth Jani currently resides in Seattle, WA and is the founder of Seven CirclePress ( His own work has been published widely in such places as The Coe Review, The Hamilton Stone Review, Hawai`i Pacific Review, VAYAVYA Gingerbread House and Gravel. More about him and his work can be found at http://www.sethjani