The sound of boiling eggs

Red Rover. Catherine Staples. Southern Poetry Review 2011.   Read Bogotá, June 2013

Red Rover. Catherine Staples. Southern Poetry Review 2011.
Read Bogotá, June 2013

St. Augustine heard the words Tolle, lege (latin for “take up and read”) spoken by a childlike voice. He understood them as a divine calling to read the Bible, which he did and then immediately converted to Christianity.

To view the poem as published in The Southern Poetry Review, click here.

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