13
Feb
11

The Forgotten Way

She tripped over a tree root and stumbled.
He caught her by an elbow to stop her fall, steadied her
With a hand on each shoulder and a kiss on the nose.
He looked up at the sky.
Brought his hands together sharply- twice.
A moment of darkness before he repeated the motion just once
Stars burst back into brilliance; the moon shone brighter than a copper pot.
“Why didn’t you do than an hour ago?” she asked.
“I’d kind of forgotten I could,” he said.
He reached for her hand and they walked on.

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1 Response to “The Forgotten Way”


  1. October 7, 2012 at 11:03

    Very nice poem, not only this one.


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