Monday Musing, Week 43
I love autumn. And Joy Harjo's poem is spot on.
Fall Song by Joy Harjo
It is a dark fall day.
The earth is slightly damp with rain.
I hear a jay.
The cry is blue.
I have found you in the story again.
Is there another word for “divine”?
I need a song that will keep the sky open in my mind.
If I think behind me, I might break.
If I think forward, I lose now.
Forever will be a day like this
Strung perfectly on the necklace of days.
Your jacket hanging in the hallway
Next to mine.
From Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings (Norton, 2015).
10/25/2022 03:44:31 am
Wow, the poem moved me! I love it. These lines especially spoke to me "The cry is blue. / I have found you in the story again" and "Forever will be a day like this/
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