February 10*

old shack photo by Tom Mangan

way back in the woods
in the center of a tall grass meadow
ramshackle shack
long abandoned
rusted stove, ratted mattress

each time i am here

i see
the ghost of brautigan
slouched in the doorway, funny hat
chewing on a pink chunk
of watermelon sugar

*Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.
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photo by Tom Mangan

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One Response to February 10*

  1. I love the imagery of this, Luther. I can taste it.

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