Saturday 5 November 2016

1 Poem by JD DeHart

Benediction for the Land

goodbye, we sang
to the sad sullen land,
pouting like a small child.
when we discovered
the dotted tree landscape,
the forest was vast and much
was to be discovered.
then we strip-mined
and strip-malled until air
and hair grew thin.


JD DeHart is a writer and teacher.  His chapbook, The Truth About Snails, is available from RedDashboard.

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