Treasure Island

Evie Shockley

(Nashville / Tennessee / United States)

Poems of Evie Shockley

1. Ballplayer 1/13/2003
2. Where is it Clean 1/1/2004

Where is it Clean

when your mother can rise from her place
on the pew during the early service,

early enough that the sun barely fills the sky
with its weak straw, but row after row

in the auditorium is flush with folks who want
to be home before the football game gets underway

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