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
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. excellent eloquence !

  4. 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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