Spin Cycle, Cowley
Some desert John, locust-boned,
leans in the doorway,
behind, chewing over
the same thread husk.
He’s a coal
stoke taking a smoke
outside his engine, wisp in fist.
Published online February 04 2015.
Stephanie Yorke’s first book was Both Boys Climb Trees They Can’t Climb Down. She is widely published in Canadian literary journals. Right now she is writing the words for an aria with opera composer Anna Krause.