Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Long Time to Know
It took him a long time to know
that was a lullaby those trees were singing
but by then the bells were ringing
and they said “Time for him to go!”
And the hearse at the curb
was the blackest thing he’d ever seen
even though those eyes of his
those eyes of his
Recently Linked: My thanks to Kevin McCollister for signing on as a follower of Recently Banned Literature. Kevin is an excellent photographer long engaged in “photographing L.A. — all of it.” Much of his work can be viewed at his blog, The Jimson Weed Gazette, which I’ve also linked to in the “Reading Room.” Be sure also to visit his main website, East of West LA.
“A Long Time to Know” added to Poems, Slightly Used.
In the Forum: the art of black-and-white.