What is the sound of no rooster crowing?

All week my neighbors have been asking what happened to the rooster. They all liked hearing his crow and notice its absence. The silence has been very loud. I found this wonderful poem by the Brazilian, João Cabral de Melo Neto, a poet I don’t know, translated by Galway Kinnell, a poet I admire greatly.



Weaving the Morning


One rooster does not weave a morning,
he will always need the other roosters, Continue reading “What is the sound of no rooster crowing?”