Overnight Trip

By Ronja Vieth

A chicken

in a mangrove tree

perches on a root in Talpa.

The burro by the barn

wall knows I am missing my shirt

from Vallarta, as cacti pray

hand in hand in moonshine. Vascas

of black and brown and white,

the dirty beige of dreams

fading into now.

Published on April 17th, 2023




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