Stone


Search the earth.

Search the earth
at your feet.

Search the earth
for your
stone. Close

(your eyes).

You will know it -

the shape
of your stone
and its heft and its
smooth, surprising sur-

face (that sound).

You will know.
You will
know.

(Close your

yes     Hoist your
        stone.

     Counter-
     balance

you're
stone
close it
     stone
close them
     stone
close
your eyes).

Close your
(stone).

Believe and heave and breathe
(your stone) and breathe and follow

the arc. The math?
is wrong. The light?

No matter. (The stone). Concentrate.

Con-
     cen-
          trate
the (tumble, the free-fall, the)
point. (that

sound).

Look. (Small).
Look. (Wet). Look. There

is your stone,

in its
place.

Your stone.



JDP 07/05


Copyright John D Porter © 2007



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