Patio Unwind

Watching wheels with John
a rush of melancholy
pictures flood my mind . 

Shiner tamps my thoughts
Kelly Joe scrapes at my soul
Motherless Children.

Lost in confusion
I shake my head and step off
the merry-go-round. 

My little brother and I feeding a motherless calf. Circa May 1973. Effingham, Kansas. Photo by Kaye Vessar.

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  1. Precious picture. Love the haiku.

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