The Wind’s Latest Bequest

I’ve given much to the Wind

And still she entices me

My quietly muttered songs,

My desperate prayers,

My jovial laughter,

My harsh obscenities;

She takes it in gracefully

But seemingly always thirsts for more.

She continually beckons

And I gratefully indulge her,

For where else shall I lay my cares

Than on the sojourning winds

To the place where it will never find itself.

To the place where my words will never find themselves.

 

How mercifully poignant

That I should see my reflection in a puddle on the sidewalk

Shoulders bare with the clear sky above me,

Whistling the wind’s latest bequest.

3 thoughts on “The Wind’s Latest Bequest

Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

Stories From Honduras

Lena Kvigne // Missionary

The Wandering Poet

Footsteps, Footprints and Words

The Holly Tree Tales

Stories and philosophy, borne out of my own experiences of life on three continents.

%d bloggers like this: