Words Are Good for Things,
like Cars and Trees
Words are good for things, like cars and
But when it comes to feelings, they're like trying
To wrap a
waterfall or sign a breeze,
Or tell someone a whole truth without
I would tell you how I feel with signs:
Like how I look at
you or how I touch,
Or how I fit my dreams to your designs,
one bright world--and then, how much.
The truth is not in words or even
It's far too subtle to be seen or heard.
It's in the garden
that supplies one's needs,
Too various for any act or word.
are like the scent of rich perfume:
They indicate a presence in the
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon