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Louie Skipper: Every Guide

Every guide knows only one way.

Every road takes all directions.

Even in death a man who sets out to find himself

has already lost his way.

All the dreams

my father had before he died,

do they live on with the rain

and drift quietly to the sea

or do they belong

entirely to moonlight now?


Copyright 2018 Louie Skipper. From The Work Ethic of the Common Fly (Settlement House, 2018)

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Louie Skipper is an Episcopalian priest and college chaplain in Montgomery, Alabama.

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