OLD MAN X
My roots and stem sustain me
against the flow, Spring run-off
rain and melting snow, time
its consequence, tugs the mind
and body’s frame, the shape of life
if not too smug, learns to give
and bend, if too rigid, it breaks
the same, before the end.
c) Jan G. Otterstrom F.
October 29, 2012
Over Costa Rica