Home > Audio Home > Audio Poem Index > Meeting

Play RealAudio File Download free
RealPlayer
RealSystems Technical Support (for audio playback problems)
Index of All Audio Readings

Alan Harris reading

Meeting

by Alan Harris
Letters to mail
and a twilit beckon
from the dimming sky
tempted tonight
my walk to the mailbox
that never seems
to come to me.

At my first turn
the fat, lop-lit moon
shouldered me
and whispered,

"I'm here with you,
never not here.
Turn you to dust
or turn you to ash,
I will be here."

I mailed my letters
and walked for home.

So simply it came to be--
my ageless friend and me
slipping past tree and tree.





From the book Flies on the Ceiling (1999)

Index of All Audio Readings | Audio Home Page | Paul Meier's Bio


(Alan Harris)
Search only alharris.com site
by Alan Harris. All rights reserved.
This text will be replaced by the flash music player.