Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

Poem for my mother today!


        The Sound of One Hand Clapping

                  the ashes of mother,

                  scattered, tossed, spread

                  in a meadow tended by trees -


                  the ash in the air forms images in the evening light


                        mother and father,

                                    holding hands,

                              lifted in  a cloud-like drift to the woods -


                    we sit on a bench

                    a peal of thunder

                    the hand clap of one





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