he said, "when the trout are sipping insects...."
and i just s.t.o.p.p.e.d. listening.
today, yesterday, and the yesterday before, in fact
i have been sipping snowflakes.
the turning of the year
is thankfully all about
may your new year be
a surprise, a joy, a sorrow,
solid and true,
a mystery, a home,
as stated previously,