Keith Gaboury

Rookie - 0 Points (December 11,1985 / Berkley, CA)

Alyssa - Poem by Keith Gaboury

searches the outline of her shadow
on a sizzling jungle gym blacktop
where a highway friend
zipped in and out of focus
like a busboy in a restaurant dropping a
shattering stack of jagged puzzle shards
hoping that someone will find the grace
to help him pick up the pieces.

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  • (9/29/2005 8:01:00 AM)

    Keith...your language is natural and 'unpoetic' which is good. Don't get tainted by all the 'poetry' on this website. I like this piece a lot. You'll be a fine poet if you keep working at it. I recommend that you read some Philip Levine on this site and try extending your narratives, as he does. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 27, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, July 17, 2006

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