Friday, March 18, 2016

Poetry Friday: Jim Harrison

I love everything about this poem, but I particularly love the opening image and the last line.

Kooser called from Nebraska to say he'd found...
by Jim Harrison

Kooser called from Nebraska to say he’d found
a large cinder on a long walk along abandoned

(Go here, to The Writer's Almanac to read the whole thing, with its perfect ending.)


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Tabatha said...

Isn't it funny that we both posted poems with cinders this week! What are the odds?

Mary Lee said...

I love this poem. Perfect ending, indeed!

Karen Edmisten said...

Tabatha, it's too funny!
Mary Lee, glad you loved it, too!