Friday, June 08, 2007

Friday Poetry Blogging

Fellow "blue highways" travelers know those feelings of mingled curiosity and melancholy elicited by an abandoned village along the roadside -- abandoned houses, sometimes reduced to just the chimneys; an empty, windowless false-front store or two; streets laid out with deliberation, but going nowhere, with perhaps just one or two extant households still hanging on.

Here is a poem about such places.

1 comment:

MikeF said...

Hope you don't mind, LC, but I've tagged you for one of those mad, confessional memes... see today's post on The Mercy Blog! Totally optional, of course... and nothing whatever to do with your Friday Poetry Blogging...