Grandfather

Photo by Taton Moïse on Unsplash

I think about my grandfather sometimes
his legacy lived in a broken down
blue bus covered in rotting leaves and ferns.
Walk slow to knowledge in the poison trees,
nettles stinging on the path to temple.

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Trapper Markelz (he/him) is a poet who writes from Boston, MA. His work has appeared in numerous journals and publications. Check out http://trappermarkelz.com

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Trapper Markelz

Trapper Markelz

Trapper Markelz (he/him) is a poet who writes from Boston, MA. His work has appeared in numerous journals and publications. Check out http://trappermarkelz.com