Saturday, May 7, 2011

Sewart Park

Wind strips flowering trees
sends pink pedals racing
whips up waves on Lake Washington
as we walk through the park

Trails carry heavy traffic:
runners in fanny-packs
skin-tight black pants
yellow sleeveless shirts
made with space-age technology

Big dogs
trailed by
small packs of children
pregnant mothers
pushing fancy strollers

We pass green lawns
under cottonwoods
with sex organs
hanging out
letting the wind
do the work
limbs supporting
communes of
fern and moss

We talk:
the economy
faith and
of course

The only conclusion we reach
on such weighty issues
is that it would be nice
to come here with a girl.

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