Monday, June 27, 2016

Nothing lonely here

Absence is full of potential.  And a repository of history.

Think of a blank page in a journal.  Imagine your hands reaching for a book and turning to the first page.  Imagine re-checking a favorite recipe; perhaps just to confirm the temperature.  Consider the empty pan before you make a favorite frittata.  Feel your hand reaching for the phone to call a friend.

Beside, you missed the drama -- a hummingbird sped by sip at the
salvia (off camera).  By 2PM there will be a tea-drinker in the garden.  

1 comment:

  1. 12 lines...continued

    forlorn among the fallen branches of the condemned trees, the child wanders around, thinking of that day on the bicycle