Coronavirus L (sparrows)

Taking a break from
thinking coronavirus,
I find a bench by

the breakwater. The
tide is out, rock and grass dry
in the overcast.

Rising from the space
between the road and water,
communications.

Sparrows fly in and
out of it. But as for us,
music is other.

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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