October 3, 2018: Silvery Suspension

“In the distance there it is, the crown

of this back way in, immense, silvery, 

and in no time we’re suspended

out over the Narrows by a logic linked

to faith, so accustomed to the miraculous

we hardly speak . . . . “

––Stephen Dunn: Toward the Verrazano

Verrazano Narrows Bridge leaps across lower New York Bay.

 © Philip Knight 2018