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Learning to Say Farewell to a Friend      Download this Full Story
By Jennifer Ariadne Park
Tuesday, June 24, 2008

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I wrote these poems while visiting a town where a friend lives. We were "on a break" from each other, and apparently I had a lot of feelings to process about that.


It seems Iím always waiting,
  and it seems I never know what for.
The soup has cooled; the bread is dry;
  the butter is warm; the ice has melted.
    Here comes the third glass of water;
      the candle is flickering hard,
        and all the while,
          I have more forks than Iíd ever need.

It seems Iím always looking,
  and I know I look for nothing.
The river has passed; the clouds have dried;
  the birds have flown; the grass is wet.
    And all the more the people keep coming;
      the wind is weak and panting,
        and all the while,
          I wonder why people are burning in the sun.

It seems my hands are hurting,
  and I know Iím writing too much.
The penís exhausted; the paper is low;
  the notebook is heavy, and so is my arm.
    Still the words wouldnít stop and let go;
      less certain become my needs,
        and all the while,
          I have rosemary rotting on my teeth.

5/16/2008, 8 pm, sunny hot day, at a river-side restaurant where I donít expect to run into you

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