Saturday, October 3, 2015

David Budbill: "This Morning"

Oh, this life,
the now,
this morning,

which I
can turn
into forever

by simply
what is here,

is gone
by noon.

"This Morning" by David Budbill. Text as published in Happy Life (Copper Canyon Press, 2011).

Art credit: Untitled photograph of a snail looking at its reflection in a bubble in Berdichev, Ukraine, by Vyacheslav Mischenko/Caters News.

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