Friday, March 4, 2011


 It could happen any time, tornado
earthquake, Armageddon. It could happen.
Or sunshine, love, salvation.

 It could you know. That's why we wake
 and look out--no guarantees
 in this life.

 But some bonuses, like morning,
 like right now, like noon,
 like evening.

William Stafford 
The Way It Is: New and Selected Poems 

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