Air alleys

The length of a window (Photo: Faye Sarras)

No less a sigh,
a raindrop slid
the length of a window
behind affection hid.
An hour past
cigar smoke chilled
memories last
like bottles unfilled.
Think not too much why
again those distant eyes
into words so spoken spy.

Wei Santang is a scholar born and educated in the Far West in the second half of the 20th century. Faye Sarras teaches English and records the activities of plants from the mountains to the garden to the kitchen. Faye and Santang are the authors of In Solar Terms. Read other articles by Wei.