Pencil Stubs Online
Reader Recommends


 

Tonight

By John I. Blair

Tonight I could be sad.

Itís nearly fifty years
Since I wed my one true love;
Sheís been dead for three.

The world has gone to hell again
Or never left. Hundreds killed last week;
An end nowhere in sight.

And age lies heavy on me.

But I laughed just now
At the stink my cat has made
In the pan outside my office door.

(She has no sense of how to cover it.)

And Iíll no doubt smile
An hour hence
When I step out to view the moon.

Music, books;
Warm fur by me on the bed;
And eventually dreams will come,

Mostly good, I think.

©2016 John I. Blair


Click on author's byline for bio and list of other works published by Pencil Stubs Online.


 

Refer a friend to this Poem

Your Name -
Your Email -
Friend's Name - 
Friends Email - 

 

Horizontal Navigator

 

HOME

To report problems with this page, email Webmaster

Copyright © 2002 AMEA Publications