Almost Home

“…My grandfather crossed
this sea in ’04
and never returned,
so I’ve come alone
to thank creation
as he would never
for carrying him home
to work, age, defeat,
those blood brothers
faithful to the end…”

Philip Levine, from “My Fathers, the Baltic,” News of the World (Knopf, 2009)

(University Bridge, Seattle, 2014)

7 responses to “Almost Home”

  1. BRILLIANT photo!

  2. […] I wondered a few posts ago, it looks as if I will be leaving Seattle—and in just a few weeks. As for many far from here, […]

  3. Beautiful shots, Chris.

  4. Thank you, Simon! I appreciate the feedback.

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