Mix

The radio on
low all night, the classical
station, just patterned

flow, compositions
of all kinds. I wake to it,
go back to sleep. Is

this presence the same
as god in prayer? I mean
no disrespect but

with respect to what
it’s like? I am what I am
and also other

in the best sense, the
sense of the music on low
with me in the mix.

Author: Tom D'Evelyn

Tom D'Evelyn is a private editor and writing tutor in Cranston RI and, thanks to the web, across the US and in the UK. He can be reached at tom.develyn@comcast.net. D'Evelyn has a PhD in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley. Before retiring he held positions at The Christian Science Monitor, Harvard University Press, Boston University and Brown University. He ran a literary agency for ten years, publishing books by Leonard Nathan and Arthur Quinn, among others. Before moving to Portland OR he was managing editor at Single Island Press, Portsmouth NH. He blogs at http://tdevelyn.com and other sites.

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