Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Dali’s Dream

Dali’s Dream

Candy red apple
crisp, tart
kiss, pucker, pop.

Cold legs
in black boots
buckle in, back up.

A percussionist’s pounding
thump-thumping on a pirate’s chest
of ruby jewels.

Fried egg alarm clocks
tiptoe silently through my garden
so as not to disturb my dreams.

Lindsay Riggs Brown

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