Sigh of Sighs

in the golden light of a late
afternoon you regard

mastery a stalemate between
learning and forgetting

that lost knowledge can’t be
recognized or found

and everything fades as
breath would upon a mirror

Raymond Gibson earned his MFA in creative writing from Florida Atlantic University. He published two chapbooks with Glass Lyre Press and a microchapbook with Ghost City Press. His recent work appeared in Terse, Moist, Tiny Wren Lit, and Antipoetry. He lives in his hometown of Hollywood, FL.

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