Grant me, Lord, the wretchedness
to attribute each success
wrung from air with strength and skill
to your paranormal will
and to credit grief, disease,
shortfall, pain, and death alone
to some failing of my own.
Hear Joshua Mehigan read from his new book, Accepting the Disaster.
7/8: 7:00 PM, Grolier Poetry Book Shop, 6 Plympton St., Cambridge, MA.
7/10: 6:30 PM, Hyla Brook Poets Reading Series, Robert Frost Farm, Derry, NH.