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When I drag our Skype conversation
to my widescreen, high-definition monitor
and maximize it, it looks like sky-blue
Levolor blinds through which a darker blue
sky appears, and I think, why am I sitting inside
on such a day as this, with evening coming on,
and across its peaceful blueness your words
and my words interleaved, disappearing?

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

Aaron Belz

Aaron Belz has published four books of poetry, the most recent being Soft Launch (2019). He lives in the City of St. Louis with his wife, journalist Araceli Cruz, and their dog, Wikus.

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