Kyle Shield Laster

Rookie - 171 Points (July 18,1991)

A Cotton Life - Poem by Kyle Shield Laster

Perhaps if God had sewn
My Life together with angora,
I would live a life like silk and butter
And I'd not milk meanings from the mutter
Of my lips' failed attempts
To romanticize the swelling hives
Of cotton boll weevils
In my cotton Gutter.

Topic(s) of this poem: home


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, January 5, 2018


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