Monday, April 20, 2015

DRUM ~








DRUM



 

Early morning climb to the roof
 

Cold dew on pebbled tar, taste of
 

The galvanized nails in your mouth
 

Work — nail shingle to shingle tight —
 

Each hammer pound echoes another
 

Pound in the hills, enough to wonder
 

Where it ends and who hears it then


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© Bob Arnold 

from Where Rivers Meet
Mad River Press 1990 



 










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