Keeping Things Whole by Mark Strand


Keeping Things Whole
by Mark Strand


In a field
I am the absence
of field.
This is
always the case.
Wherever I am
I am what is missing.

When I walk
I part the air
and always
the air moves in
to fill the spaces
where my body's been.

We all have reasons
for moving.
I move
to keep things whole.

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Listen to my reading of "Keeping Things Whole" below:

I'm enjoying the rain. Have a beautiful Wednesday. 
-J



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