14 September, 2010

The Goose

I watched the single strands of clouds,
mares' tails,
passing high above the towering pine,
Norwegian pine.
I recalled the gaggle of geese plus one
Canada goose
that couldn't quite catch up.
I watched her tread air, reset her compass, and fly
North. 
daw

published in Voices of the Heartland; 2005
re-typed with eco-friendly green hat on:)

2 comments:

  1. This poem was the inspiration for my novel, The Goose and The Crone, which will be published soon by Author House. The poem was published in 2005 in an anthology called Voices of the Heartland.

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  2. "The Goose and The Crone" was published in April of 2011. "The Goose" was the opening poem.

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