The old man with the white beard
walks like the swaying of a tree limb in a cool breeze.
Tanned with lines, he frowns through cheap glasses,
whispering schoolboys’ words,
and recalling his mother’s hand in his.
Timothy Resau has been published in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. Recently his work has been in Adelaide Literary Magazine, Sideways Poetry Magazine, Sylvia Magazine, The Beautiful Space, and an essay is forthcoming in Loch Raven Review, as well as poetry in Rat’s Ass Review, and Native Skin. He’s just completed a novel Three Gates East.