Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Leavetaking by Eve Merriam

Vacation is over;
It's time to depart.
I must leave behind
(Although it breaks my heart)

Tadpoles in the pond,
A can of eels,
A leaky rowboat,
Abandoned car wheels;

For I'm packing only
A month of sunsets
And two apple trees.

I'm packing today. What are you doing?


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...