Poem of this weekend (poem of many things) (mine).

This Weekend

 

One red felt hat three pairs of boots three

pairs of fancy low-but-clicking pairs

of shoes two bikinis one Boy Scout

backpack one pair of light light blue

Levi’s mom jeans one white lacey

t-shirt three slips one long salmon

-colored nightgown one silk periwinkle

top seven pairs of stockings one pair

of socks with flowers on them one pair

of sparkly pink socks one tiny purple

apothecary jar three bandanas one jean

skirt that Jessie from Saved by the Bell

would have worn one black dress given

to a pregnant friend two quarts of pickled

radishes one red dahl maybe two dozen

elderflower heads one busting bag full

of dried wild mint three sunflowers now

blooming four iris stems in a lilac-colored

jar one thousand pieces of Israeli

cous cous one iced coffee in a big red

cup one hay fork two axes one double

-size cast iron griddle three checks

made out to Free Verse Farm twenty

pounds of strawberries two containers

of curried chickpeas one batch of basil

hummus one can of IPA six tins of tea

two tinctures six jars of no-cook

strawberry jam one goal scored

by Germany one three egg omelette

with scapes & onions one black fly bite

one phone call with sis one phone call

with Katie one phone call with dad

one shower two dirty feet four clean

pillowcases and one lightswitch switched—

 

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One thought on “Poem of this weekend (poem of many things) (mine).

  1. One new spot of poison ivy
    One plastic bag of trash
    One mountain laurel bloom
    One dog wet and smelly
    One soccer goal
    One frost strip the length of 32ICE bar and lounge
    One fresh veggie pizza
    One fold bag of laundry
    One 17 foot camper so small
    One pair wet Montrails
    One bolt lightning
    Six farm stands
    One kale
    3 peaches
    One chocolate Ice cream spot on hand-me-down pants Beth’s Mom.
    One black walnut smack on head
    One firefly starts the glow
    One Supermoon.

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