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  • Gary Hunter

This Morning, in this Very Quiet House - Feb. 3, 2023

the eyes in my mind could see both

ghosts floating in the past

and an illusion of tomorrow

drifting away in the future

a reminder to stick

to following things

a bit more solid

for when I do

catch them

warm sweet coffee

sheeting down my throat

my fingers combing

this sleeping dog

any love

that can love back


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