|A book of poems by Rod McKuen.|
I live across the street from the Dana Point Library and every so often, I take a lot of books to the Friends of the Library. I have too many books. It’s embarrassing.
And this morning, I came across a book my grandmother had given me. It was a book of poems by Rod McKuen, entitled, COME TO ME IN SILENCE. I forget I had this book. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod_McKuen
|To Kathy, from Grama Eleanor|
But I do remember when my grandmother gave it to me. I was twenty years old. I was still in college. I was writing poetry then. I remember that I won a poetry contest, and received a check for twenty dollars along with a certificate.
So I picked a poem out of his book. Here is it:
|I like how he wrote: this book is for nobody/everybody|