Tagged: On The Road

knee-high by the fourth

knee-high by the fourth
of july – we are driving
through cornfields, and your

grandpa’s farm wisdom pops out
from nowhere, wings aflutter

oats, corn, soybean, oats,

oats, corn, soybean, oats,
corn, corn, corn, oats, soybean, deer! –
crossing wisconsin

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: wisconsin

on the road, we take

on the road, we take
chances, racing alongside
life, shy of winning

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: race

along Monterey

on the way to change,

i know the tall suit who spent

i know the tall suit who spent
three weeks reading On The
, the curly-haired forty-
something who is a runner
or wants to be, the older gentle-
man who travels from
somewhere wide
enough to plant his own
daffodils for the empty
vases on the twelfth
floor, and the young
woman who keeps her hair
interesting. plus or minus
ten minutes, we all ride in
the same train car
together, towards a
ballpark destination