WATCH AND WARNING
There are only so many sandwiches
looms over the service drop. Say
shot put, quarterback sack, corner kick.
to slow breath from shiver and shake.
you make and eat a turkey sandwich
Because thorns and inhabitants of thorny places
remnants, if wild doesn't belong only to imagination.
should move liquid through the night, and keep
but not safe, there are headlights to tear into it.
Sing eulogy, then return to work we need you
My daughters were, for a time, fascinated by the idea of Tornado Alley. When the sirens prompt us to the basement, they wear their bike helmets. My sister, for a time, worked on the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge. I'm interested lately in the idea of refuge and what it means for living things in the uncertain world.