Gurfa (Arabic) the amount of water that can be held in one hand.
Thoughts while driving
I want a river, a bank
of trees, the kind that bend, entreat,
beseech. Make the sky a bed of gray.
& up ahead,
granite rocks, slick with rain.
I want to catch it, in my hands,
& the song it sings;
to the waves, to the fish,
to the driftwood, & all it leaves.
in my cupped hands,
let you drink