Phillip Erb

Rookie - 0 Points (August 15,1982 / Louisville, Ky.)

Footfalls - Poem by Phillip Erb

A gutter runs down the brick outside the front door
I live in the room on the other side and count footsteps in the rain
I draw the blinds,
drape in the light,
open the screen wide,
rehearse lies and keep my eyes closed
because sometimes
dark is my only light.


Comments about Footfalls by Phillip Erb

  • (6/22/2007 1:44:00 PM)

    lies or lines? all the same.

    good lust, sjg
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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 22, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 15, 2011


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