Language Comes After Music

A&QSummer PJ's

summer PJ’s

Linguists say that language comes after music
and we sang nonsense syllables

before we invented a rational speech
to order our days.
…..
In truth each day is a universe in which
we are tangled in the light of stars.

“Horses” by Jim Harrison from Songs of Unreason. © Copper Canyon Press, 2011.

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