Sunday, October 18, 2015

Afterward

Afterword
a poem by Jeffrey Harrison

The maple limb severed
by a December storm
still blossoms in May
where it lies on the ground,

its red tassels a message
from the other side,
like a letter arriving
after its writer has died.


2 comments:

  1. Profound beyond words -- thanks for sharing this with us, Jim. Emily Polis Gibson, M.D. (one of your many former med students at UW)

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    1. Thanks Emily. I hope others link to your beautiful blog which enriches our lives: https://briarcroft.wordpress.com/

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