Sunday, February 23, 2014

Poem: Mississippi Telephoto

Mississippi Telephoto

What the northern lights
are really looking for
is a good Cajun band
but lacking the will to reach the delta
they settle for a slow Acadian waltz
wavering over the tundra
whispering to the ears of Minnesota
don’t give up, spring will come.

First published in Oregon East
(La Grande, Oregon)
From the collection Great Showtunes of the American Stage  

Photo by MJV

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