All Things Galore
by Michael R. Burch
(for my grandfathers George Edwin Hurt Sr. and Paul Ray Burch, Sr.)
now in your gray presence
somehow more near
and remind me that,
once, upon a star,
you taught me
that ululate soft phrase,
that hopeful phrase!
and everywhere above, each hopeful star
and seemed to speak of times before
when you clasped my small glad hand
in your wise paw
and taught me heaven, omen, meteor ...
Keywords/Tags: family, grandfather, grandchild, grandson, teacher, mentor, example, guide, guidance, guru