One Poem : Two Ways!

This new year has brought a lot of love to this poem. Thanks to everyone who has emailed me about it -- friends and strangers alike. 

Thanks to Poetry Magazine for printing it in your beautiful January 2016 issue.

Thanks too to Poetry Daily for reprinting it online and over email to your squazillion subscribers today.

So much life this poem gratefully receives and projects its protection for...so much life worth living.