- 1. Amour Honestus
The nights were long and cold and bittersweet,
And he made a song for the hell of it.
She stood by the window, a heavenly light
- 2. What The Last Evening Will Be Like
You're sitting at a small bay window
in an empty cafÃ© by the sea.
It's nightfall, and the owner is locking up,
though you're still hunched over the radiator,
- 3. Wild Gratitude
Tonight when I knelt down next to our cat, Zooey,
And put my fingers into her clean cat's mouth,
And rubbed her swollen belly that will never know kittens,
And watched her wriggle onto her side, pawing the air,
- 4. The Widening Sky
I am so small walking on the beach
at night under the widening sky.
The wet sand quickens beneath my feet
and the waves thunder against the shore.
- 5. For The Sleepwalkers
Tonight I want to say something wonderful
for the sleepwalkers who have so much faith
in their legs, so much faith in the invisible