Bob Carr

Issue #
March 24, 2019

The Boat that Takes Me

Blanket my body
in the hull of red canoe

Lay its heavy head
on a needled pillow of pine

Suck the cold knob
of Adam’s apple –

Say goodbye
Misting foot against

a bone boat
adrift in memory

A hand clutches
the trim of a gun

metal dock
Silent trigger

not so hard to push
off after all –

There is no previous item
Go back to Top Menu
There is no next item
Go back to Top Menu