Robert Creeley

1926-2005 / Arlington, Massachusetts

For the Graduation [Bolinas, 1973]

The honor
of being human
will stay constant.

The earth, earth,
water wet, sun

The world will be
as ever round, and
all yourselves

will know it,
on it, and around
and around.

No one knows
what will
happen. That

is the happiness
of the circle,
finding you.
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