October 15, 2007 / Creative Writing
In this poem, Jeffrey Johnson considers the passage of time.
Jeffrey Johnson was the 2006 winner of the Thomas Merton Prize of Poetry of the Sacred and is the author of Harbors of Heaven: Bethlehem and the Places We Love and Acquainted with the Night: the Shadow of Death in Contemporary Poetry. His poetry reviews have recently appeared or are forthcoming in such publications as The Christian Century and Christianity and Literature. He lives in Sudbury, Massachusetts.