An Accident

 

Coke white fog in the desert,

black-ice road,

crumpled horse trailer off the shoulder.

The horses are tied to a barbed

wire fence being doctored.

Black Stetson Jeans Jacket is

watching the horses,

not the trailer.

 

first published in Living With a Trailer: self portrait, 1993.

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About johnsmithiiimxiii

John Smith, IIMXIII is the avatar of an award winning poet, artist, etc. who still lives in the Palouse country of the Pacific NW. He has not received much notice with his prose . . . but as his avatar, I hope that he keeps plugging along.

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