jdubqca

poetry by j matthew waters

Archive for the tag “dichotomy”

five thousand miles away


I broke my fast with a beer
it’s been a day
& a half
the moon flirting with the sun
on a saturday morning
after the arrival of the
screech owl in the tallest pine
but before the paperboy
hand delivers
absentmindedness

I say no news is good news
but we all know better
displaced men & women
& children
learning as they go
one eye squinting
the other zeroed in on the sight
picking off one target
after another until
the last one surrenders





june two thousand twenty-two
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

Post Navigation

%d bloggers like this: