Still Water Prose Poems

Copyright @ 1989 by Arthur Garfunkel
ISBN 0-525-24795-5
Used by persmission of Author - All Rights Reserved

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DURATIONS: 

inhale—exhale: 4 seconds
breakers on a shore: 10 seconds
wash and dry:80 minutes
tide—neap and ebb: 6 hours
productive recording session:12 hours
a cut healing:8 days
leaves on a tree:6 months
getting over a friend's abuse:1 - 5 years
trouser cuffs—pegged to flared and back:28 years
civilization:400 years
overcoming the loss of a true love: eternity


Minsk, USSROctober 1984