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Saturday, September 08, 2012


an old man's dreams
not enough to fill
this winter night

First published in A Hundred Gourds


Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

that's a sad and lonely one...

4:12 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

I'm embarrassed to admit that this has its origins in the fact that, these days, I get up more often during the night.

9:05 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

__I know well, your well said thought, Bill; an echo. _m

nights are days
in our winter years
rusty wheels

12:19 PM  
Blogger Danièle Duteil said...

I wish you some nice dreams to fill your sleepless nights.

2:07 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

think of me Bill I'll think of you
(on these nightly jaunts)

2:34 PM  
Blogger Frank... said...

Very poignant, Bill. I wish you sweet dreams...

5:58 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, M, for the poem . . .

Daniele and Frank for the wishes . . .

and John for the thoughts.

11:13 AM  

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