Dry River

Dry River

I’m old now,

 

but my fire continues.

I meet with young people

to pass time,

autumn festivals are freezing fingers

when harvest moon shines.

 

The river is drying up

as it’s drawn away

Everyone has needs-

each field wants water,

there’s no fishing 

without that license.

 

A campaign shirt is just the thing

to wear for shopping,

friends ask where I’m spending my money,

Hell, does it matter

where I go?

 

 

24 Oct 08

Natural Laws

Dave Barber

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