immigration line
a red thread caught
in her teeth

 

 

 

 

 
pub. credit: Upstate Dim Sum 2009/11


6 Responses

  1. Frances Ruth Harris Says:

    Yes. Caught in her teeth and her heart as well where immigration is concerned; the fear intensifies to the max is she has children. Thanks for creating this.

  2. Sue Burke Says:

    in line

    shadows moving faster

    than me

  3. Alan Summers Says:

    Sometimes juxtapositions are so over done we don't see a strong overall poem, but this works tremendously on many levels.

    It's definitely one that should be anthologised many times.

    Alan, With Words

  4. shaheen Says:

    roberta fine image let that red line be there immigration

    dusty faces in old lorry

    dust bowl

  5. martin1223 Says:

    unemployment
    the mosquito’s head bends
    into a wrist

  6. Jalel Says:

    End bgaa manaihan htesuu shdee, Busad gazar bdg humuus yamar bdagiig medehgui ym. Yamaan omogoo bardam zan gej enduureed yawna. Haana Mongolchuud bna tend arhidalt, zodoon nudeen baina daa. Zun dalain ereg orosn 2 mongol 24 tsagiin delguuriin umnu uuchihsan suuj bna, 20-d hooson beernii laaz hajuudaa urhcihsun. Duu n changarchihsn, tednees uur zugaalah gej ireed tegj mal boltoloo uusan humuus algaa. Busad n baig gehed uudagiig n oilgohgui ym daa.

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