Wednesday, October 5, 2011

"Our Lives Pass Away," by David Budbill


Summer sunlight
glitters on the water.

Sweet colors of fall
drift down and land
on my new woodpile.

Winter is full of snow
and cold, but inside
the woodstove glows.

Then spring again
Our lives pass away.
"Our Lives Pass Away" by David Budbill, from Happy Life. © Copper Canyon Press, 2011.

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