"Song I Remember"

"One crow
Slowly goes over me --- a hoarse coarse curse --- a shrill
Jeer: last of the past year or the first of the new,
He stones me in appalling tongues and tones, in his tried
And two black lingoes. A dirty word in the shine,
A flying tombstone and fleering smudge on the winter-white page
Of the sky, my heart lightens and leaps high: to hear
Him. And the silence. That sings now: out of the hills
And cold trees. Song I remember."

- Thomas McGrath, from Letter to an Imaginary Friend

Posted by scottking scottking, December 31, 2017 22:15

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Red Osier Dogwood Cornus sericea

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scottking

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December 31, 2017 03:03 PM CST

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