Sunday, January 31, 2010

David M. Harris

KNOCKED INCAUTIOUS

Cozy little hillside house, big enough for books
and dog and me, safely wedged
into the earth. An hour from the hospital
of my birth. Terra cognita. Happy,
I guess.

The earth opened with an email,
blew me up with words and dreams.
A thousand miles later, I landed,
beyond the map's edge,
struck by you.

5 comments:

  1. OH, MY! I am moved to speechlessness! You DO love her!

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  2. from Phil Turner:

    A superior poem. The terra cognita idea is a striking point of genius.

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  3. The geographical comparisons are fantastic with the poem ending as an unexpected love story. Excellent.

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  4. very nice....[here i'm understating your genius}
    :)

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