the longest
I’ve ever lived in one place…
lichen on maples

8 Responses

  1. Ellen Grace Olinger Says:

    Wonderful poem – thank you

  2. stanford m. forrester/sekiro Says:

    A beautiful poem. the chosen imagery reflects the mood of time passing. thank you brad for writing this one.

  3. Julie L Warther Says:

    I love lichen poems! What a gentle juxtaposition. And nice "l" sounds! I have no doubt you grace your hometown in a like fashion!

  4. Bill Kenney Says:

    That moment of awakening to where you are / find yourself. Well done.

    after a visit
    to my home town
    coming home

  5. Jo Balistreri Says:

    A beautiful poem, Brad.
    It does reflect the mood of time passing as Stanford remarked.

    Lovely to read out loud too.
    Thank you.

  6. jean leblanc Says:


  7. Robert Kingston Says:

    Very nice!

  8. Bob Redmond Says:

    nice juxtaposition… close but not touching…

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