The Coughing Medieval

In Poetry on November 12, 2011 at 3:09 am

Over is forgotten behind slipping

Both it’s us,

moon carefully
with blew as judge

in; the

limp van thunders
down. But
the curve leaves
people whole
:: barefoot feet

into nothing—one

terrain where benches of
rivers hum.

Keith Higginbotham lives in Columbia, SC. His poetry has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Cricket Online Review,experiential-experimental-literature, Moria, Otoliths and Stone Highway Review. He is the author of Carrying the Air on a Stick (The Runaway Spoon Press, 1995), Prosaic Suburban Commercial (Eratio Editions, 2010), Theme From Next Date (Ten Pages Press, 2011), and Calibration (Argotist Ebooks, 2011).


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