Monroe Street, N.E. … a poem by Alice B. Clagett

Published on 15 February 2019

Dear Ones,

Here is an early poem, written during my father’s final illness …

. . . . .

MONROE STREET, N.E.
a poem by Alice B. Clagett
amongst her early works

.

Monroe Street, N.E. :

Trees like hairy octopi
reach to catch the passerby

.

The black cat
with backlit, yellow eyes
Skulks
on a picket fence

. . . . .

Alice B. Clagett


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Except where otherwise noted, 2U3D by Alice B. Clagett is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License


 

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