I am putting forth a wide shallowness
tensed loosely to broad subsoil,
grown paranoid to resistance.
I cling and have curled
weak roots to hard ledge,
[I smile to think what a fool I am.
“Egg rolls is the coolest lunch.”
That was Darby‘s reply to my:
‘mixing memory and desire’
early spring drizzling hungover
slipping on New Hampshire mudshore
the morning after Dan and Beth’s party —
corn snow and soft ice
slowly giving way,
early drizzling hungover spring
I reach for my pen—