Loads On The Road

Stu's stubby head tough old yellow dump truck
parked by his place            "For Sale"
he's fine, but times and people change.

Those loads of river-run and crushed blue mime rock
in our roadbed            Stu and me
standing talking            engine idling
those days gone now,

days to come.

From Danger on Peaks, © 2004 by Gary Snyder. Reprinted with permission of Shoemaker & Hoard.

Share with a Friend

Email to a Friend

Already a member? Log in to share this content.

You must be a Tricycle Community member to use this feature.

1. Join as a Basic Member

Signing up to Tricycle newsletters will enroll you as a free Tricycle Basic Member.You can opt out of our emails at any time from your account screen.

2. Enter Your Message Details

Enter multiple email addresses on separate lines or separate them with commas.
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.