25.6.08

something else is slipping away...



Forgetfulness

Billy Collins

No wonder you rise in the middle of the night
to look up the date of a famous battle in a book on war.
No wonder the moon in the window seems to have drifted
out of a love poem that you used to know by heart.

2 comments:

greg rappleye said...

Wonderful!

sam of the ten thousand things said...

Thanks for the listen, Greg.