What I Saw One Day

Editor back-issues, poetry

An old man with Alzheimersbit by a rattler in his front yard Freckled kid swinging on an old tireRope gives way and he fallsbreaks his leg I watch both events from my kitchen window I go to the Archesand stand under a rock archworth millions of tons of rockand think: Is this the daythis arch gives way?It never hasbut on one dayI saw…

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