Tony Hoagland

North Carolina / United States
Tony Hoagland
North Carolina / United States
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Disappointment

I was feeling pretty religious
standing on the bridge in my winter coat
looking down at the gray water:
the sharp little waves dusted with snow,
fish in their tin armor.

That's what I like about disappointment:
the way it slows you down,
when the querulous insistent chatter of desire
goes dead calm
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Edward Kofi Louis 14 April 2016
The way it slows you down! Thanks for sharing.
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