poetry, lifted


Photo by Nadine Hergenrider

White letters out or white letters in? (Tire Guy)

You’re the triple tear-off on Zanzibar, right? (Roofer Guy)

Three nooses in a cow camp barn. (The Artist Who Knows the Story Behind the Photo)

Bad night to be a three-tab shingle. (After Last Night’s Windstorm)

What’s a rich woman’s mummy doing in a common man’s coffin? (Museum Sign)



About redmitten

author of Cracking Geodes Open, Making Good Use of August, and The Peppermint Bottle. poetry editor for IthacaLit. website: https://toomuchaugust.wordpress.com

3 responses to “poetry, lifted

  1. Rose Hunter

    We work things out when we write and also don’t work things out when we write. (S.O’Keefe)

    • redmitten

      rose again- what a great quote (insert blushing face here). yeah! if writing always worked things out (same with talking out loud), we’d not be writing anymore and the world would be silent.

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