Poetry

David Chandler: Coming to Grips

Coming to Grips   How can we handle what’s been happening? By screaming? Drifting off to sleep? Taking a walk or doing email helps or letting landscapes happen by themselves but every day anxiety, like dust, suffuses what we breathe. In recompense, the summer afternoon calls us to prayer to celebrate itself the way a child might, by saying, “Look!”   David Chandler

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