Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Mostly water,
these bodies of ours are,
so the chemists say.
As is our earth,
geographers say.
It’s the life blood of life,
biologists say.

So when, immersed in thirst,
we feel how you flood mouth, gullet, and gut,
and how you become us and we become you,
what are you trying to tell us?


Tom Keene
January 4, 2014