Alan Reynolds

Rookie - 25 Points (Asheville, North Carolina)

Alan Reynolds Poems

1. Woolgathering Perils 11/29/2014
2. Nine Days To Silence - Day One 11/28/2014
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Nine Days To Silence - Day One

I retreat a final time back to The Farm.
I cross the creek down where the real road ends.
I walk from there, into the ever woods.
I ford the creek twice more and see the sun.
It cooks the dew from what had been the orchard.
The path is steeper than I had remembered.
A blacksnake on an overhanging rock
conceals her rapt astonishment if any.

Back into the dark forest. Does it end?
I work to think of nothing but I remember:
projects well begun but then abandoned,
salt traces on the cheek of one I loved.
The sun again. I step into the ...

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