Poetry in Motion


For Friendship

Robert Creeley

For friendship
make a chain that holds,
to be bound to
others, two by two,

a walk, a garland,
handed by hands
that cannot move
unless they hold.

"For Friendship" from The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley 1945-1975 by Robert Creeley. Copyright © 1983. Reprinted with the permission of the author and the University of California Press.