I Have Answers

 

I Have Answers

But the questions remain.

A little pepper, some salt,
butter. Our rosemary needs pruning
and the music’s too loud

to hear. The lizard basks in sunlight
eight minutes old, but I forget to ask

what else we need. Or want. Just this,
she says. Red, like your favorite sky,

 the in-between, the misplaced one.

 

 

“I Have Answers” is included in From Every Moment a Second, which will be published by Finishing Line Press this fall. The publisher has informed me that the publication date has been pushed back five weeks, which suggests a mid-November release.

 

37 thoughts on “I Have Answers

  1. I like everything about this post except the change of dates 😦
    “The lizard basis in sunlight eight minutes old…” is going to stay in my head all day. It sounds like a line from a nursery rhyme.
    O! If you ever do a Tupelo Press thing again I’m going to challenge you to write a nursery rhyme.

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