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Outside 3: 4 micropoems

winter yearning

spring hunting

summer burning

autumn starving

*

spring burning

summer hunting

autumn yearning

winter starving

*

summer yearning

autumn hunting

winter burning

spring starving

*

autumn burning

winter hunting

spring yearning

summer starving

*

Photo by Quinsey Sablan on Unsplash

Car

Road

Gravel

Sweat

Dirt

(Bones: food/victim/punishment)

Swamp Sludge Mountain Crust River Fingers Reaching

Down

Down

Down

Lava

Up

Up

Up

Reaching Fingers River Crust Mountain Swamp Sludge

You Are Here

(Bones: punishment/victim/food)

Dirt

Sweat

Gravel

Road

(Car)

*

Note: Didn’t get around to writing a micropoem for yesterday (gasp!) because I was driving all day to go see Mr. J (hooray!) I drafted this poem in my head while I was driving. For those of you not familiar with my work, I write weird poems about roads and roadkill. Long car rides across state lines are always inspiring.

Note x2: It’s a little longer than a “traditional” micropoem.