Last Night


Hay flies out
from the truck before her,
bats hurrying a cave.
She swigs Debris of Twister,
turns mistakes
and crashes
into tall red pines.
Dry dandelions
breaking loose.
Paper wings
crinkle-laced
with winter green
needles flap an origami
peace crane
swift away
on her last exhale.

– poem by mary macgowan

– photo by lori, hippie peace freaks fb page

8 comments on “Last Night

  1. I love this! Such peace and violence side by side and remarkable images. Like the photo too.

  2. johncoyote says:

    Beautiful artwork and amazing poetry. Thank you.

  3. redmitten says:

    and the way winter+ green show up side by side. i miss your poetry and love that you post so much of it here.

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