Tags pointing to:  yearning (2 found)

Reaching

There’s a time I can recall Four years old and three feet tall Trying to touch the stars and the cookie jar And both were out of reach And later on in my high school It seemed to me a little cruel How the right words to say always seemed to stay Just out of […]

Deep Listening

The taut wire hums before it breaks,      like the city in the morning      or late, when the lights go out. And the chain on the bridge gate—      before it snaps, one link turns over      slowly, and creaks. I watch an oak whose top      has forgotten […]