Poem: Just Dawn

  Just Dawn My window blinds squint out a slit of light. No one can tell the view from here but me.   I see the June cherry tree out there, on the other side holding bouncing chickadees that peck at branch aphids. I hear the roof-spine morning seagulls barking orders —when pushed off swiftly byContinue reading “Poem: Just Dawn”

Almost 8

Morning offering of beer bottles gather on the last  step laid over, laid up, slept past last call My coffee in too small a cup sits  with me at a table that limps Construction worker walks from sandwich shop to truck,  early enough for the dirty professions, still too  early for the clean, those bleached-sterile Continue reading “Almost 8”