second week
of the new
year christmas

lights still lit
on the porch
I walk the

bedtime walk
in the dark
corridor

back and forth
past my pa-
pa playing

piano
piani-
ssimo as

the baby
babbles he
smiles without

looking up
I say I
liked that song

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Photo by Jeffrey Zeldman