Wednesday, February 13, 2013

David Budbill: "Tomorrow"

we are
bones and ash,
the roots of weeds
poking through
our skulls.

simple clothes,
empty mind,
full stomach,
alive, aware,
right here,
right now.

Drunk on music,
who needs wine?

Come on,
let's go dancing
while we still
have feet.

"Tomorrow" by David Budbill, from While We've Still Got Feet. © Copper Canyon Press, 2005.

Photography credit: Unknown.

1 comment :

  1. I think I'll read this one every day..and I'm sharing it with my own sweetheart.


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