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© davit85

So It Goes

© davit85

 

We advance in this life
by heartbeat,

like children
playing Red Light / Green Light

on the lawn
of an evening:

hear the cries of fear
and delight

till darkness
ends the game,

and the porch light
calls us in.

Mary Timberlake lives in Princeton, N.J.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, Poetry

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