Monday, December 02, 2013

earth note 263

heat returns from the mangrove
in the form of a tortoise
every deliberate step
a body of work

pavement starts suddenly
like the crazy ingrate
revving his engine
in the afternoon

bicycles pass
from a cluster of coconuts
silent water

--- e b bortz

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

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