Thursday, April 26, 2012

Lost World of Horse-Drawn

Red Shuttleworth
(photo by Steve Rimple)

Lost World of Horse-Drawn

You see it in the eyes of mounted deer heads,
saloons of poetry's source materials....

Barmaids in thin cotton gym shorts,
muted TV screens in strip mall offices,
shooting galleries of non-season traveling carnivals.

In the heyday,  when things mattered,
stovepipe hats had arrows through them.

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