Amy Lynn Hess : Smiths Creek 4

Spring '07 TOC

there’s gravel under the ice
holds us to Burns Road until
Mrs. Palmateer slambrakes
wide-eyed car glide-grates and skates

holds us to Burns Road until
the pleased pond anticipates
the wide-eyed car glidegrates and skates
gracefully toward the bank

the pleased pond anticipates
student driver stiff with shock
gracefully toward the bank
mouths pant steam onto windows

student driver stiff with shock
Mrs. Palmateer slambrakes
mouths pant steam onto windows
there’s gravel under the ice

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