Monday, July 11, 2011

what it’s like to take a morning walk in a city where you don’t know anyone

for the beauty of the park
to not-so-wild geese
congregating in the grass
the walkers and joggers intent
on not making eye contact
flanked by smiling dogs
the cool summer air
of this mile-high morning
makes my grateful hymn
of praise for sidewalks
that know my name
for eyes that smile back and
the love which from our birth
remembers we are all
walking home

Peace,
Milton

2 comments:

Songbird said...

Love this one.

Alyce said...

We moved into our 24th house just a few months ago. I'm finally getting used to the morning walk in my new neighborhood. It's always helpful to bring along two smiling golden retrievers. Thanks for this one.