MISSION TO TEXAS
(Hurricane Harvey aftermath, 2017)
The drone of drills amidst this constant clamor
Of deconstruction — screw and power saw,
Spoiled insulation piles the hue of straw
Ripped out with force, by crowbar ...
‘PREFERRING THESE BRIEF, TEMPERATE WINTER SESSIONS . . . ’
Preferring these brief, temperate winter sessions
Beyond the dawn to any in the seasons,
But realizing they will leave impressions,
Not memories, for temperamental ...