Rainbow Salad
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Rainbow Salad

Baked Alive

red and white ice cream held with a white a green background
Photo by Aron Visuals on Unsplash

August is the flat-out tilt toward

school, looming on the horizon but

now the sound of thousands of grasshoppers

hitting the spokes of my bike, pong pong

the heat rising in waves off the pavement

my sister far ahead of me and I can catch up



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Jackie Olsen

Jackie Olsen

Come for the insights on aging, leave with a doggie bag full of frogs and exoplanets. Now more poems about vacuuming! she/her/hers