Oregon Desert

sun like lava
dragonflies
deer
ponderosa pines
smell like cinnamon

in the lodge
an exhibit
of flint arrowheads
a photo of a Paiute fire pit
a bone fish hook
like a pearly
fingernail

someone said
the water slide
should go here

2 responses to “Oregon Desert

  1. Lest we take poetry too seriously, “someone said / the water slide / should go here” almost made me spit my tea. My best laugh of the morning. Thanks.

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  2. Craig Brandis (aka Burl Whitman)

    we aim to please

    Like

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