Thursday, April 25, 2013

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Today is my dear friend Joel's birthday so this poem is for him.

horseshoe curve of the monongahela


Refrain of
thu-thunk as
train traces roundabout,
each car reflection

is a lookout we climb to,
a counting of clouds,
a bend we believe in,
a guitar strummed
so loud that
the river shakes
the town sways and
echoes refuse to depart.

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