Friday, January 25, 2008

A Winter Passing

a peek of the Empire State Building


anyone lived in a pretty how town
(with up so floating many bells down)
spring summer autumn winter
he sang his didn't he danced his did

one day anyone died i guess
(and noone stooped to kiss his face)
busy folk buried them side by side
little by little and was by was

all by all and deep by deep
and more by more they dream their sleep
noone and anyone earth by april
wish by spirit and if by yes.

Women and men (both dong and ding)
summer autumn winter spring
reaped their sowing and went their came
sun moon stars rain


[all apologies to e.e. cummings]
(photo by otilius, Empire State Building - January 22, 2008)

2 comments:

Little Dough Girl said...

Love that poem. Long time fan of your blog. Native New Yorker.

yellowdog granny said...

if i ever get to nyc i am going to be so blaize...'seen it..seen it..seen it..'fred showed it to me...