Joseph Wilford

Rookie (10.28.65 / Iowa)

Gotham - Poem by Joseph Wilford

Skyscraper arms
reach out
embrace me
shake off
dust of fields
breathe not
the humid
animal smell
of meadows
thick with daisies
replace these
with soot
and sweet
diesel breath

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 15, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, November 2, 2005


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