So part we sadly in this troublous world
                                         To meet again in sweet Jerusalem                                          

the winds race north
through the laddered grid
of a suburban street

these are the ladders
I climb at night
but with no ascension


                                     death is young

                   the winds hurry us
 we have many coats



Niall McDevitt

This entry was posted on in homepage and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.