Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The Diaphanous Library / new poems 2011

Wet With Remembrance (for David)

an old photo floats by
on a stream of consciousness
overflowing its muddied memory banks.

i catch a glimpse of a younger you
and there i am, in the same flash of a moment
the camera took to capture an apparition of our youth.

and i am soaking wet with remembrance
of those watershed years when we baptized ourselves
with beer as we sang in tongues a'flame with campfire songs.

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