February 20, 2013 — 0

from Hush

Sometimes, you ask

About the world; sometimes, I answer back. Nights

Return you to me for a while, as sleep returns sleep

To a landscape ravaged

& familiar. The  dark watermark of your absence, a hush.

                                                                                       – David St. John © 1994

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