Wednesday, June 01, 2022

going somewhere

in the holy fanfare of summer's launch
deer have begun to eat my flowers 
ants--like anxiety--crawl up 

today a rainstorm teaches me new music  
drums up a calmer beat, hushes me
I'm sentimental, yet not expert 

can you tell me to come in, in welcome
I'll hold my eye open for you 
like the maw of a beast




Pic and notes: A family of geese "going somewhere" although I don't know where. Like this poem. Like the current scramble of instability--trying to figure out how Nu can finish the last week of school from the hospital; trying to read between the lines when At calls to say he's fine after being in a car accident but his car will be towed.

3 comments:

StephLove said...

I'm sorry to hear Nu is still in the hospital. I know that's stressful. North was in and out of the hospital during the summer of 2020 and the very beginning of that school year and it was awful. I hope he's back home soon.

Gillian said...

I did not know Nu was in hospital still. Get well wishes your way.

maya said...

Thank you, StephLove and Gillian.

Gillian--It has been difficult to experience, think/talk about. StephLove, I find myself thinking of North and feeling hope for Nu too.

Thanks again.

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