Robert Creeley - Echoes

...Say yes to the wasted / empty places...


Step through the mirror,
faint with the old desire.

Want it again,
never mind who’s the friend.

Say yes to the wasted
empty places. The guesses

were as good as any.
No mistakes.

—Robert Creeley
—found in Mirrors (1983)
—Notabilia #651 - sent December 13, 2019

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