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from Spring Plowing

They keep their lanterns covered.
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from Christmas Eve

Our ages sit down with a table between them,
eager to talk.
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from november 18

each watching from darkness
this man with the moon on a leash.
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from november 12

I walk the dark hall of the road
with my life creaking under my feet
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from november 9

The sky hangs thin and wet on its clothesline.
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from Untitled

"Here," he says smiling,
"you can make something special with this."
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from Dishwater

a glorious rainbow
with an empty dishpan swinging at one end.
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from The Old People

They are feeling their way out into the night,
letting their eyes adjust to the future.
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from Four Civil War Paintings by Winslow Homer

Some part of art is the art
of waiting
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from Lobocraspis griseifusa

You awaken serene, in a sunny room,
rubbing the dust of his wings from your eyes.
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from Sparklers

I could hear
your heart, I think, and feel your breath
against the darkness
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from Nocturne

a thing of dust and starlight,
scarcely stirring.
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from Christmas Eve

We are so much alike
we both weep at the end of his stories.
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from Mother

Were it not for the way you taught me to look
at the world, to see the life at play in everything,
I would have to be lonely forever.
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from Year's End

Otherwise, not much has happened;
we fell in love again
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from Walking at Noon Near the Burlington Depot in Lincoln, Nebraska

a little piano recital of chrome
for someone to whom all things
where full of sadness.
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from At the County Museum

And on the board bench where dozens of drivers
jounced year into year, clicking their tongues,

is a black plush cushion that for each, for a time,
helped to soften the nearness of death.
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from february 13

they are like a crowd
that has waited all night for a gate to open.

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