Kenneth Pobo

The sky turns lavender and people
in lavender nightgowns and pajamas
fetch lavender newspapers. The news,
completely and utterly lavender.

This lavender world could change back
quickly—why not make a day of it?
A lavender day where Bette Davis
goes fishing and hooks a lavender trout.
I drive until it's twilight time. When
heavenly shades of night are falling
and the lavender moon falls from the sky
like a celery stick into a lavender dip.

Kenneth Pobo is the author of twenty-one chapbooks and nine full-length collections. Recent books include Bend of Quiet (Blue Light Press), Loplop in a Red City (Circling Rivers), and Uneven Steven (Assure Press). Opening is forthcoming from Rectos Y Versos Editions. Lavender Fire, Lavender Rose is forthcoming from Brick/House Books.

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