As the clouds marked the moon,
I ran to catch its fading shine
And to smile that I was there still.
I don’t know the reason why,
Sated and clean I glide
To the farthest reach of time,
Still not knowing why you came.
Nothing was there
And I asked nothing in return
You came and left
Without a word.
Professor of Art at the University of Northern
Colorado, Dr. Svedlow was Dean of the College
of Visual and Performing Arts at Winthrop University
and President of the New Hampshire Institute of
Art in Manchester, NH. His poetry has appeared
in numerous publications, most recently in the M
ore Issue of Paradigm Journal and Colorado Life