Skinny With Glasses

14 glasses 1956 colorized
Photograph by Mershell C. Graham. Photo & Poem © Kristin Cleage

Looking at the photo –

our annual trip to the zoo –

I remember the skinny

boy across the alley who

asked my grandfather

where his pretty granddaughter

was and the surprise

sixty years ago that he

meat skinny with glasses

me.

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