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Thursday, July 29, 2004 09:41 am

Knoepfle 7-29-04

sandalwood poem #12

mouth is a good place
for keeping the tongue hidden

mockingbirds they don't
dance in a ring like mushrooms

a presence
wraps us around

why should it echo
anything but silence

© John Knoepfle 1978, 2004

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