Juan Felipe Herrera

Fowler, California / United states
Juan Felipe Herrera
Fowler, California / United states
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Tomorrow I Leave To El Paso, Texas

see my brother-in-law with a styled shirt
in spite of his cancer below
then a small dinner in the evening the next day
no one knows except I may be on the road
Mesquite where my father settled in '31
forty-five minutes west then a left you go in
sister Sarita waits for me on Abby Street
after decades in separate families we just met
now I hear the clock snap I swipe an ant
time to walk my dogs five blocks and back

a different route to soothe the mind
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Harold L. Johnson 24 February 2019

Reminds me again of somebody's saying, " Lyric poetry is poetry overheard."

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