“On Delos was bright Apollo born”

“On Delos was bright Apollo born”


A Poem

by Terence Kuch



The sea off Delos flashed like

trampled glass

each breaker caught

in brilliant air


and then

a liturgy of slivered light —


Now the god is born


[Terence Kuch is a consultant, avid hiker, and world traveler. His poetry credits include Commonweal, Diagram, New York magazine, Poetry Motel, Slant, Thema, Timber Creek Review, and Yellow Mama. He has read at the Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, the International Monetary Fund Visitors’ Center, the MAC (McKinney Avenue Contemporary) Theatre in Dallas, and elsewhere.]


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