The POM
Published in

The POM

Star Stuff

Poetry

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

~for Carl Sagan

Christine walks to the church every Sunday.
Sometimes she detours, gets lost
in the shadowy dance of light and leaves
and the steady click-clock, click-clock rhythm
of her heels on the sidewalk.
Sometimes she brings her Bible,
but she doesn’t read it. She goes to go.
She likes to wear her favorite black dress,
the one with the little red flowers along the hem
that remind her of grandma’s…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jay Sizemore

Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.