Charles J. Ingerson

Charles J. Ingerson: Touching BackTOUCHING BACK
(and much more)

Went for a walk today
lonely and foreboding
carrying me into the past
ever so far until familiar
hearing men talking quiet
mostly just listening there
watching – acknowledging
some just to nod a hello
others reaching to embrace
for I was on ground known
friends gathering there oft
mingling in strength each
sharing and bending low
lifting each other again
as in times past far away
for where I was this day
so too were my friends
touching back with me
and ever so much more!