If Ahead I See

 

 

 If Ahead I See

Gray skies filtered through light,
eyes adapting space,
the possibilities of the

horizon or a foot
lashing out in reflex,
what do I learn?

The house finch sings as if
all air will expire at song’s end.

Falling, I release this misplaced trust.
The path, muddied and crowded with fools.

 

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“If Ahead I see” is included in my 2017 chapbook, From Every Moment a Second.

5 thoughts on “If Ahead I See

  1. Hmmmm … my perspective: WHEN I look ahead, what do I see? Questions, questions, questions! Yes, many of them fools. Many of them quite sober, mature seekers. But all of them simply space-holders for whatever is to come, which none can predict in full …

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