Travelers Welcome

Travelers Welcome

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Weeping Willow
for Ali

by Chris Butler

Please don’t cry
weeping willow.

The sun will come out
to dry tomorrow.

Drinking rivers won’t
drown your sorrow.

Underground, your callow
roots will mop up
all of the overflow.

So please don’t worry
Weeping willow,
I will keep your
wood afloat.

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