It's just poetry, it won't bite


02.27.11 Posted in today's words by

Matthew Ross writes from his home in north central Ohio. A husband and father of three, he spends his days working as the director of a small public library. When not with his family, he can usually be found scribbling in his notebooks. Visit his blog.

By Matthew Ross

At the trailhead,
he looks backwards
across the field,
and for a moment,
forgetting the succession
of colorless days,
pauses in his muddy boots
to lift his face to the sun.

2 Responses to “Resurrection”

  1. You speak of a hard days work. You give me thoughts of proud man.

  2. bobbie Troy says:

    We all need to pause and lift our faces to the sun.