• Gary Hunter

Always Grow Younger - Dec. 13, 2021

I hope your failing vision

does what children’s do and

crayons gray with lots of color


be curious about wrinkles

intrigued by the size of ears


stick your tongue out when the

food or some idea is terrible


laugh loud cry hard

touch with your hands

what’s felt by the heart


there’s still innocence

locked in there somewhere

waiting to be found

2 views

Recent Posts

See All

when a plant is happy there’s a bright green face that looks up at the sun Me? I smile at that sun too but more often in the direction of the one that shines inside me

that sliver of untrimmed trees and bloated bushes splitting the Johnson and Mistretta yards it held a path generations of little feet had worn when I entered it one day my favorite tunnel of green and