We can’t resist those really short, pithy poems that come our way from time to time. Here are two from our Summer Issue by poets Mingzhao Xu and Gary Wadley:
“Where are we going? I asked the rickety roller-coaster, edging upwards.
The old boards winked, “home,” then launched me into the sun.
San Diego, California
it is morning the first day
it is always the first day