by Carey Larsen
She arrives today
In make shift envelopes
Attached to fall
I shuffle around this apartment
In shirts she used for sleeping
Sunset hangs in window frames
Lonely saints designed this day
You bring me
Fantasy of airport phone calls
Raining in New York
Now's our chance for that kiss
Like all these buildings it'll be here
Waiting for you.
Bed of Roses Love Sonnet Contest Winner
Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).