This is another of the sixty-four very short poems that comprise one of my first published books. I say one of the first, because Another Song I Know and Winter Poems were released by Cosmopsis Books in San Francisco on the same day in June 2007 — released, it might be, like birds, or, better still, like children, whose idea of home changes ever so subtly every day for the rest of their lives.
Another Song I Know
August is another song I know
that reminds me of the burning bridge
I’m on. It says there’s no way home
but the places I’ve yet to go.
It says I am alone in a way that shows
how good life is, like sunlight on a table
when hope is somewhere near.
Songs and Letters, August 27, 2006
Another Song I Know, Cosmopsis Books, 2007
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