To Earthward

To Earthward

A weekly poem, read by the author.
Aug. 28 1997 3:30 AM

To Earthward

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When stiff and sore and scarred
I take away my hand
From leaning on it hard
In grass and sand,

The hurt is not enough.
I long for weight and strength
To feel the earth as rough
To all my length.

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