"Ghost" Copyright 2001 Guy Jean Genevier
A Carbon-based Life Form
A person tired with happiness grows sober.
Another, worn through
by sadness, stumbles into a kind of joy.
It is like a dog alone in a house, barking to hear its own kind
Nothing needs to be added. Yet we do.
Jane Hirshfield copyright 2001
from Barrow Street
and Given Sugar, Given Salt (HarperCollins 2001)
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