September 2, 2011

Bamboo Ghosts by Russell Streur



Bamboo along the Chattahoochee
Survived the first winter.
Now the stands are ten feet tall
And seeding everywhere.

Suddenly it’s a hundred years from now
And our ghosts are laughing here
Drinking plum wine
And speaking Mandarin.

2 comments:

  1. There may be more truth to this than any Yank would like to imagine.

    ReplyDelete