« July 7, 2018 | Main | July 9, 2018 »

Sunday July 8, 2018

We can't tell our life
From our wish. Really I began the day
Not with a man’s wish: ”May this day be different,”
But with the birds’ wish: “May this day
Be the same day, the day of my life.”

—Randall Jarrell
   American poet and literary critic (1914-1965)

Source: “A Man Meets a woman in the Street,” in The Complete Poems (buy from Amazon)





copyright©2018 Tom Fitzpatrick All rights reserved.