Grace? it returns

Old broken guitar


The sound of rain
whispering like rooms
at dawn
this place is yours
now take it make it
like a stone
dreaming of a river
like a hand
soft as a wing
like a sadness
past remembering

(From my notebook.
For David Roback, 1958-2020. Thank you.)

photo credits
(where not otherwise credited)

“Dead guitar” / photograph by Juhku on Shutterstock
“Don’t panic” (footer) / photo & design done by GP using Canva

Don't panic graffiti written on a brick wall.