Wednesday, May 17, 2006

"After Cavafy"

In the greenhouse, the orchid forgets
the sun's kiss, the wind's caress.
Root me there,
so I can forget yours.

4 Comments:

Blogger Paula said...

compressed and meaningful. Like it... and like Cavafy.

5:33 AM  
Blogger Annie said...

I admire the way you are so precise, so concise yet sacrifice nothing.

7:01 PM  
Blogger Cookala said...

ooooooh.

1:06 PM  
Blogger Hedgie said...

Thanks. The original Cavafy piece ("Forgetfulness") is -- sigh -- so much better, though. Thanks again.

9:59 PM  

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