November 17th, 2008

poetry, exceptindreams

340: Draft #2006

“Draft #2006”
Adrienne Rich


They asked me, is this time worse than another.

I said, for whom?

Wanted to show them something. While I wrote on the
chalkboard they drifted out. I turned back to an empty room.

Maybe I couldn't write fast enough. Maybe it was too soon.