Flower  Conroy


Once I dreamt the heavens cleaved
apart & bodies (like larks or leaves) stumbled
skyward into blinding ruins.


Now I Find Myself

at this roadside diner, dining on a seafood
salad sandwich & drinking tumbleweed
coffee on a Thursday morning before sunrise.


Flower Conroy, appearing here for the second timeis the author of Escape to Nowhere and the forthcoming A Tattoo for Each of Your Lovers.