Wonder

Seeing the winter sky

Hearing Bon Iver

Driving across Mississippi;

Interstate 94.

Wonder rising.

Is it better to see

the Franklin Avenue Bridge

or be on it?

Frank Lloyd Wright

asked this same question

when constructing

Falling Water for

clients who are now

dead.

But all of those years

of hearing, smelling,

and feeling the water

rather than seeing

from afar, before

house occupied

by various conservation

workers, who

must battle endless

moisture issues in

an aging house

built on a stream.

Maybe there is no better

way to be than to be.

To age while holding

hands in a pocket

lined with the lint

of a winter sky.

Falling Water, October 2004
Falling Water, October 2004
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