Friday, October 19, 2007

Fair Trade Items

Barter With Bob

He brought fall mushrooms
- all kinds -
in exchange for construction advice
I'd offered in spring.
A fair trade, I think,
in equally dangerous commodities.
I ate the mushrooms
- hoping -
we were both experts,
or both lucky.

- Ralph Murre

1 comment:

Jo said...

Also laughing here. Thanks!