"to live within the tethers of desire is---again & again---to be shocked at how far they have come loose from reason..."
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
KEEPING THINGS WHOLE
Not DyingMark Strand These wrinkles are nothing, These gray hairs are nothing. This stomach which sags with old food, these bruised and swollen ankles, my darkening brain, They are nothing. I am the same boy my mother used to kiss.