Tuesday, May 03, 2005

earth note 61

my bucket of words are a pile
of dust
might as well fling them
to the clearcuts
clearfield pennsylvania
broken strip mine draglines
barren hills spread their legs
no seeds to receive

--- e b bortz

(published in Ornamental Iron, Green Panda Press, 2003)

(published in earth notes and other poems, Least Bittern Books, 2015)

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