drive over rutted dirt
tracks of others,
at sloped angle
park up
pull coat closed
more snow coming
binoculars out the
in the distance others
gathering their breath,
a haze
can they see it or have
i missed it
sixty miles for what
a bird the wife knows
what it is
she has gone on
anticipating a rare
i feign wiping windshield
shes with them
one guy in fatigues
placed a gloved palm
on her back
so intimate
sixty miles to find out


  1. Nice build up and intrigue in this. Who’s been watching what (or whom)? Interesting indeed!

  2. brian miller says:

    oh dang….this could get out of hand really fast….man better watch his hand….just saying….ha….

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