Monday, June 30, 2014

Word Problem

Word Problem

An exhausted woman drives home 94 miles
and feels herself inside of a word problem
on a math test She amuses herself by picturing

a girl with a pencil who scratches calculations out
on a page
knowing she has to show the right work

The driver has a sinus infection
which means she can feel the holes in her face
Not every part of us can be awake at once

In what would be the moonlight
if not for the freeway lights
a squirrelless tree gains and then again
loses its squirrel Everything is always

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