CORONAVIRUS XLI (dream passage)

Sleep broken by rain
and thunder into deeper
sleep. All shall be well.

Pools light the broken
road. Clouds and sun, light, shadow.
And nonstop traffic.

All passing, none pass
as other in passage, one
Love very other.

In our poverty
we drink with the goose from pud-
dles of rainwater.

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 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 and other sites.

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