david budbill | quiet and seldom seen

3 12 2007

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Poetry Dispatch No.164 | April 24, 2007

DAY 3, EARTH WEEK

Quiet and Seldom Seen by David Budbill

Less than forty-eight hours southeast to downtown Boston,
less than three northwest to Montreal, less than seven

south to New York City, yet prowling through the mists
among the cliffs on Judevine Mountain are deer and bear,

moose, and some say the reclusive catamount, the panther.
I prowl here too, among these beats and all the others,

all of us, by nature, quiet and seldom seen together here
in our wilderness surrounded by that other world.

from MOMENT TO MOMENT, Copper Canyon Press

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