Hit the Road by Patrick Moran

the story goes like this
you’ve heard it before
the sound of your footsteps
grows distant in the dark

beneath the star’s peculiar light
you realize you are walking
away from yourself

there’s no pity here
there’s only the body attuned
to its own diminishing.

From: http://bostonreview.net/patrick-moran-poets-sampler

Date: 2008

By: Patrick Moran (19??- )

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