Farewell to Rod Donald from the San Francisco Bay

Published: Mon 7 Nov 2005 01:47 PM
Farewell to Rod Donald from the Bay of San Francisco
Continuation ...
With one more hour
another day perhaps
a time of concentration
we could rise up
surpass, surprise ourselves
and all of our ambitions
maybe even thrust
an unclenched fist
through an empty cloud
or pass a golden galaxy
and with some patience
and no little practice
even touch the lower sky.
- Rod McKuen, from We Touch the Sky, 1978

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