We Walk to


We walk to

the river—

and we sit,

while gazing

at the stars.


No sound but

our breath and

the waves of

the water

beside us.


The fish jump,


see ourselves

as sunfish,

side by side.


Then we talk

of all things—

naming gods,

and shapes in

the dark sky.


Dan Diehn Bio Photo

Dan Diehn lives in St. Paul, MN with his wife and two cats. He likes taking long walks on the beach, drinking mojitos, and having fun. Select short stories and his serial novella, Hashtag Barry: The Ugliest Kid Who Ever Lived, can be read at Culture Currency ( Follow him @diedan (


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