sun-blessed

 

sun-blessed, not sure by whom,

likely not Ra nor Helios,

but some, unknown to me, Aztec god,

 

perhaps Totec, and not for me the sun, 

rather, the people of his realm, 

while i, by happenstance, bathe in the overflow

 

of rays. as i often say—lucky me—though,

i might be wise to say it more often, and louder.

work, the hours pass alternately numbly

 

and productively these days, but at the least

i may bask while at it, at our little backyard table.

it is a good day, though uncertainty 

 

baits ever breath. for now, i am sun-blessed

and that is enough, for i do not do cold well.

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Written on 2020-10-27 at 19:06

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Hans Bump The PoetBay support member heart!
I like the rhythm and the cadence.
Thank you
2020-11-25


Bibek The PoetBay support member heart!
I like how you juxtapose the Greek and Aztec images with the simple task of soaking up the sun. Nicely done, Jim. :)
2020-10-29