Wednesday, April 23, 2014


artwork: ralph murre

by Bruce Dethlefsen

these are yours
the sun   the moon   the stars
the bike   the ball glove
okay   the boots
but you can’t have
the wars   the pain
and dread you can’t have that
oh yeah the rain
the rain I keep

~ previously published ( this morning! )
   in small talk (Little Eagle Press)