On this Spot

The Myth of Syllabus_4116322724_lShe came from around the sun
in cherry blossom time
and paused, here, on this spot

, <
and found she could not
continue
blind to the irises and black
dots spotting the hawk
on its back
< ~
their ships were nothing like
the science fiction versions
more like eyelashes
and eyebrows
^ ^
* *
The good sister could not
hide her red cheeks
as she left her red checks
across their papers
hips swaying
up and down the aisles
of her universe.

Published by

Joe Linker

"The Coming of the Toads" by Joe Linker is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License, and Copyright 2007-2020 Joe Linker - author of "Penina's Letters," "Coconut Oil," "Scamble and Cramble: Two Hep Cats and Other Tall Tales," "Saltwort," "Alma Lolloon," and "end tatters."

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