By The Yard

They sell cloth by the yard,

back yard, front yard,

school yard, exercise yard,

lumber yard, junk yard,

rail yard, shipping yard.

My yard, your yard,

their yard,

whose yard is this now anyway?

If I climb over that barbed wire fence,

will I be in open range?

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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