Sunday, December 27, 2020

hidden behind the leaves

 


Currently my prosepoem hidden behind the leaves is the subject of this weblog. This is the the 20th of 81 installments. The first poem was published August 16, 2020 and can be found using the archives.


twenty

a beastly night, snow and cold, wind howl, hunched in the portico of the university's library, huddled with dog who licks his chin and settles to sleep both with empty bellies but no matter, begging is a humbling task, a monk's duty, but he could not; shoveling snow, nailing plywood, draping a bright blue tarp over a rent roof brought a cup of tea and two pickles, dog eagerly eating the sour green cucumber


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