The Stone Eye

Homero Aridjis

I have had to travel far

to find the stone eye

hidden among other stones.


The stone eye shut in

like the wing of a bee

between two cacti.


The stone eye

staring through the rain

like an eye of God.




Aridjis, Homero. “The Stone Eye.” Poemas solares: Solar Poems. Trans. George McWhirter. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 2010. p. 159.

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