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December 8, 2022


We cast our shadows
towards the spires
that wrinkle the face
of the holy river.
These broken paths
along the banks
connect us
to our inner selves.
How long
to walk
these humble
How long
to cast our shadows?


© the author

by Frank William Finney

Frank William Finney is a poet from Massachusetts. He lived in Thailand from 1995 until 2020, where he taught at Thammasat University. His work has appeared in Briefly Write, Literary Yard, Mercury Retrograde, Press Pause, and other places. His chapbook The Folding of the Wings was published in 2022 by Finishing Line Press.

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