Untitled

 

• • •

 

you didn't need to
bring into this universe
empty of me
the one who is now
scrawling
on a paper napkin
rather self-consciously
"Thank you"
for the myriad marvels
that you have created
including
- or especially -
me

 

© Ralph Wright, O.S.B.
April, 2001

DAVID ILLIG