Canada Geese

Idlewild Lake - winter
Photograph by Kristin Cleage of Idlewild Lake.

“Not yet August
and the Canada Geese
circle and vee…” Judy Mayhew

Unexpected crying
of Canada Geese
over my Atlanta home
remind me of the winter
night in Michigan,
geese flying over the
frozen lake,
their lonely calls
melting in the snow.

 

Spam #1 – This Jacket

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“Negro With Hat, Seated” c. 1897 by Fred Holland Day, platinum print.

This jacket fits my
need
perfectly
it’s
spacious
enough. I upright took
indiscretion and paroxyms

My phone awakens.
ipod,
tickets,
passport,
notecase
In here. no
problem.

 

Dream of Fabric

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“Accept no imitation, try the soft pink of the road side/crow gut, the p_patch cherry tomato…” Paul Nelson

A dream of a fair, of fabric
kneaded like dough
into bubble gum strips
to be printed into a blouse.
A feeling of danger. Nancy’s
disappearance.
Riding into the
deserted city on my
old bike with Jim.

Dreaming.