S. J. Fulton

Rookie (NoAB / USA)

Poems of S. J. Fulton

1. A Knight Curses God in the 1361 Plague 5/14/2005
2. A Woman in a Very Hostile Land 5/14/2005
3. Concerning Joe McCarthy 5/14/2005
4. Drought Deterred 5/14/2005
5. Mr. Wenceslas 5/14/2005
6. O Oil Slick 5/14/2005
7. Oahu 5/14/2005
8. Song of the Exiles 5/14/2005
9. Sonnet to J.L. #1 5/14/2005
10. Sonnet to J.L. #5 5/14/2005
11. Sonnet: To Emily Dickinson 5/14/2005
12. The Hills of Aiea 5/14/2005
13. The Sixties-excerpt 5/14/2005

Drought Deterred

Staten Island summer.
Lawns dry and bleached as sand,
leaves withering like wrinkled old men
while we sog and sweat
in air thick as a bathtub sponge.
How can so much water hang in the hot sky
for so many weeks,
sculpting endless clouds
that tease with sly promise,

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