Continuing

Helen lives on an island,
a sandy petal. War comes.
She makes her meals,
sells what she can
in her small shop,
sits with the moon,

a sick child,
waits.

 

 

About the Poet:
Kenneth Pobo has a new book forthcoming from Circling Rivers called Loplop in a Red City. His work has appeared in: Mudfish, Nimrod, Colorado Review, The Fiddlehead, and elsewhere. His Twitter is @KenPobo.

 

 

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