*This poem was published in the poetry journal, PKA's Advocate, in 2011.
April 25, 2010
have I seen a day more beautiful. The wind
slugs the American flags
at the car dealerships; the hills and trees
glow dark green.
I cannot press myself
to put the windows up as I drive.
The rain is fresh.
The sky rolls out
just for me
in Columbiana, Ohio.