First published in Woodnotes #18, Autumn 1993, page 35.
Cricket Song by John Thompson. Hands Full Press, 1993, 30 pages, paperback, 7½ by 5½ inches. $5.00 postpaid from John Thompson, 4607 Burlington Place, Santa Rosa, California, 95405. A gentle, understated collection of 28 poems, one per page. Recommended.
filled to its brim
bending low over the river
slender leafed willow