Family matters

An old man in autumn
or his woman in hers, need
but a chattering child or two,
to feel their spring again.

But small children are few now
and often distant too; so
the old man and his woman felt
a winter seep instead.

Said Vasudeva, the world is
your family, and therefore in
their neighbour’s home, learnt they
to imagine their more fleeting own.


Posted on May 15, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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