Friday, May 12, 2006

"The Unexpected"

Having carried that stone all those years
across your shoulders, alone, you thought
what you'd experience first on setting it down
would be freedom, or at least relief. Who would
have imagined it would be absence instead?

3 Comments:

Blogger Paula said...

Love this one. I do love this one.

5:29 AM  
Blogger Hedgie said...

Thanks, Paula; glad the idea works for you. I think some definite tinkering to tighten the wording somewhatis in order. Thanks again.

2:06 PM  
Blogger Cookala said...

wow, this one really speaks to me in a personal way. excellent. nice economy of words here, too.

10:03 AM  

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