Age Looking Back at Its Youth

By John M. Ridland
We had so little, yet we had so much:
Thunder and lightning at the lightest touch.

Source: Poetry (February 2011).


This poem originally appeared in the February 2011 issue of Poetry magazine

February 2011


John Ridland has published a dozen books and chapbooks, including a verse translation of the Hungarian folk epic John the Valiant (Corvina Press, Budapest, 1999).

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