The Return Journey Returns

Ed Maietta

alone in his room

he held his arm

   out the window

     holding a teaspoon

      to catch raindrops


as he watched the silvery bowl

filling with and spilling out

    its burden

     after a while

       he remembered his name



    someone would come

                             April 1980-Brooklyn & December 2017-New Paltz


Shawangunk Review Volume XXIX Copyright © 2018 by Ed Maietta. All Rights Reserved.

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