Poem: Shelf

An egg breakfast at Arlis’s Cafe, Bellingham WA

Shelf

by Shannon P Laws

 

bowl
inside a
bowl
inside a
bowl

collects the flicks of dishwater
shot by the sinks stiff brush
scrub hard at a plate of
Tuesdays dried oatmeal
and today’s just-burnt eggs

 

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Shannon Laws

Like my writing? Want to hear me read my poetry? Of course, you do. Please visit https://chickadeeproductions.bandcamp.com/releases and download some today. Only $1.00 a poem! Shannon Laws is a Pacific Northwest poet, voice-over talent, and podcast producer. She is the author of four poetry books, the most recent “Fallen” published by Independent Writer’s Studio Press. Shannon has received two Mayor’s Arts Awards and the Community Champion Award. She makes her home in Bellingham, Washington, USA.

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