'Kroehler cargo'
photo by Samantha Malay, Seattle, Washington, 1989

October
by Samantha Malay
published in Kind Writers, issue 2
https://www.kindwriters.com/

he sweeps crumbs from his lap
with the side of his hand
the sun a low slant between clouds and trees
logging roads dwindle to underbrush
and days are marked by insect song
nesting mice
ferns in wheel wells

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