My favourite line is…

with the sleeves of his tight black T-shirt
rolled up to show us who he was,
he is only another old man, picking up
broken tools and putting them back,
his heart gone soft and blue with stories.

“Tattoo”
~Ted Kooser

As seen on: http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/index.php?date=2011/04/25

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