Thursday, September 2, 2010

New Notebook

Lines
in a new notebook
run, even and fine,
like telephone wires
across a shadowy landscape.

With wet, black strokes
the alphabet settles between them,
comfortable as a flock of crows.

©Judith Thurman

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

My kids will love this to cut out and past in their composition books. Happy writing!

scribo est vivo bis
(to write is to live twice)