Monday, April 8, 2013

Gregory Orr: "Has the Moon Been Up There"

Has the moon been up there
All these nights
And I never noticed?

A whole week with my nose
To the ground, to the grind.

And the beloved faithfully
Returning each evening
As the moon.

Where have I been?
Who has abandoned whom?

"Has the Moon Been Up There" by Gregory Orr, from How Beautiful the Beloved. © Copper Canyon Press, 2012.

Image credit: Unknown (originally color).


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