Monday, August 13, 2007

sky blue

the unbearable blue of cloudless skies
reflected in your dark glasses
but, today, the clouds

the spacewalk with no tether
free, at last, of safe gravity
but, today, the earth

the dream of flight, so close at hand
a pair of cranes leaves home
but, today, they return

- ralph murre

1 comment:

Bruce Hodder said...

Mysterious, moody, interesting.I like the changing rhythms.