Switched-on Gutenberg Vol. 6, No. 2
Wish You Were Here

In Bhutan they write poems
to mountain deities
on granite boulders.
One small spirit, entangled
in my knapsack, came home
with me by mistake.
But donít worry!
Iíve put him to bed
under this fine American rock.

Copyright 2004,  Mary Lynne Evans

Mary Lynne Evans is an urban planner, skier, dog owner, and mother of real children. She is stalked by rhymes and metaphors and finds relief by reading and writing poetry.


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