Today I Can Write (The Saddest Lines)

An Elegy and a Tribute

Amy Jasek
3 min readMay 26, 2023


film photograph by author

Today I can write the saddest lines
write, for example, “the sun is shining for the first time in weeks but I hardly notice it”

the night revolves on the other side of the world, silent
today it’s only the saddest lines