Play of Light

by Wayne Lee


I’ve intercepted the light
in its downward fall.

I did this without effort.
I simply raised my hand.



Wayne Lee lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Lee’s poems have appeared in such magazines as Pontoon, Tupelo Press, The New Mexico Poetry Review, Slipstream, and other journals and anthologies.

He was awarded the 2012 Fischer Prize and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and three Best of the Net Awards.

His collection “The Underside of Light” was a finalist for the 2014 New Mexico/Arizona Book Award. He is currently working on a memoir and a full-length collection of septets.