Midnights Voice

(November 3,1950 / Selma, Alabama)

Tomorrow's Standing


So it's...I don't want to say it...
'Yo knows what days it is'

So it was perfectly...clear...
near and unreal

I found grounds...and planted
ways and means

Then harvested arrears and debits
and accrued total assets

Yesterday...came out of the future
to be today
only to slip away

And as I look back,

I sense tomorrow's standing
in the doorway asking,
'May I come in? '

What do I say?

Submitted: Friday, July 27, 2012
Edited: Saturday, July 28, 2012

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