between the lines, there

the weekend often

under the phantom

ahead of the last

ahead of the last
weekend of summer, we make
more plans than we can

carry out, buy more groceries
than we can carry home
.
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mom is playing the

mom is playing the
piano on a summer
afternoon, daddy

and i secretly listen
in so she doesn’t get nervous
.
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the end of august,

the end of august,
when hopes and dreams bob upon
the final waves of

summer’s mirage, ready to reel
in the big one, any day now
.
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a sliver of sun

always alert when

always alert when
there is food to be had – the
grapevine is thick with

bait for any situation –
white-tailed deer have legs made of springs
.
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the first watch – when a

pausing for a long