'Trailer #1'
photo by Samantha Malay, on the way to Onion Creek, Washington, 1990

by Samantha Malay
published in Shark Reef – A Literary Magazine, issue 36, summer 2020


trespass quietly
to smell the end of summer
in the sundown trees
and lunchbox rust
an uneven history
of bee-stings and scorch
branches broken to fit in the stove
dirt from other towns still on our shoes

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