Friday, July 25, 2008

65


... The terror is
not losing you but having you before
you are lost. The terror is, loving you
this way, my body is gone, and the wind
carries my songs, until you are words, too.
-- David Baker, "Cardiognosis," Midwest Eclogue

2 comments:

pricklypearbloom said...

wow. I connect with this.

ELK said...

from a mom of an English-teacher-in-training thanks for the inspiration to those students all the years...and the books..oh the books!
blessings....