Non-Waterproof Ink

From the collection Use All Your Eyes to See, published 2020.

Non-Waterproof Ink

Slush slush the cars in the street
slop along the asphalt
spatter up the melting snow
draw lines of black on gray
stipple polka-dot stubborn spots
break them down in tire-tread patterns

under white-lined black trees
raining down a thaw in progress

2/21/19

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