Sunday, April 9, 2017

Day 9: Misfit Magazine

Today's tour poem is from the online Misfit Magazine, edited by Five-Two alum Alan Catlin. "Chain Saw" by Joan Colby sardonically deals with the way age wears down man and mare alike. Some of my favorite lines are from the beginning:

Finding you face-down in the peony bed,
The ladder fallen beside you. You weren’t dead.

and the end of the poem:

...The vet said
It's time. Who will say those words to us.
Who will listen.

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