Four and Twenty of the Week, November 1

Simple Math

A hawk flies over stubbled fields.
Before I can calculate
the distance between us,
he arrives at your door.

Kip Knott

Kip Knott has authored three chapbooks of poetry: The Weight of Smoke (Bottom Dog Press), Whisper Gallery (Mudlark), and Everyday Elegies (Pudding House). Whisper Gallery can be accessed online at http://mudlark.webdelsol.com/mudlark26/contents.html.
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One Response to Four and Twenty of the Week, November 1

  1. Alice Folkart says:

    I liked the ambiguity of the ‘between us’ – between the speaker and the bird or the speaker and the person’s door?

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