For a Friend In Need

“This morning, early, I received a shock; for marriage

Is a hard life and each new winter marks

A darker degree of dark, a darker image,

Another tree-ring added to the soul’s thick bark.”

—Paul Durcan

Fairly certain it was Durcan; I’m reciting from memory and my memory is not so good.

Which is not always bad.

You’ll be just fine, W. E.

Just forget about the rings around the tree.

 

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One Response to For a Friend In Need

  1. Lucky friend, that W.E….

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