DPF / Carver

For Day 24 of National Poetry Month and for trout and still waters and writers of fiction who also believe in poetry, from today’s Knopf Poem A Day.

from Poem for Hemingway & W. C. Williams / by Raymond Carver

the other,
          medical man,
he knows the chances
          of that.
he thinks it fine
          that they should
simply hang there
          always
in the clear water.