wine with my politics
waving with my left hand
as son's train pulls away
- his suitcase in my right hand
final paycheck before factory closes
tunnel straight ahead
© Roberta Beach Jacobson
Brief bio: (http://www.RobertaJacobson.com) She is a humorist from Iowa. Her publishing credits include The Heron's Nest, Bones, Under the Basho, and the Akitsu Quarterly.