One Last Pond Song

One Last Pond Song

Old pond master thank you __ I mean your highs and your lows
flattened cord grass gleams __ gulls glare in the shallows

to be empty to be full to be __ the giant useless oak
on the other side greening __I give it one long last look

4 thoughts on “One Last Pond Song

  1. beautifully poignant with the particularity of finitude. That useless oak not reduced to utility being itself by greening calls forth the ache of love for the specific, always-passing-away world without end.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s