Saturday, March 21, 2009

Close Call

photo by Julie Eger

On the ragged shore
of Lake Superior
Jeanine lay basking
on a rock
as the tips of cedars
brushed the clouds away,
the sun smoothed
out the wrinkles
and when the thought of
cleaning the house
edged closer –
a wave crashed,
and swept the thought away.

––Julie Eger

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