A Time Celebrant
(Change cast December 31, 2022, 9:34 AM EST)
Attending / Waiting
Another chair removed from the table.
Remove those leaves as well.
What is that? If they return?
If they return, they can stand
and watch till this plant has taken root.
Together we can celebrate
the first blossom.
From the village
musicians will be summoned.
The finest linens will be spread.
The chefs will work through the night.
(Time Celebrants, poems written out of encounters with the I Ching, The Book of Changes.)
2 thoughts on “At Loggerheads”
That is common here. When you get out of town, many signs have been blown up by a 12 gauge!
Unwritten American traditions.