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Florida Postcard (poem)

image of fountain spray

Fountains spritzed,

Receding then arcing

In pink-and-yellow play.

From city-center splendor

Into hazing noon,

A GTO muscled

A crotch rocket—

Until it shot far

Into scorched-tar mirage.

She leaned hard,

Into a hair-string wind-rush,

Her jean-tugged butterfly

Peeped then spread,

A mosaic

Of purple-green scaling

Butternut skin.

Stump pines scraggled

Against a low-rumble sky

Great with rain.

A burning white light

Split the clouds,

Heaven’s underbelly,

And God’s fingers

Sought Adam,

But he was not there.

Daily Post Prompt: Drive

Categories: Poetry

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Catherine Hamrick

Soul deep storyteller and editor with a passion for social media, gardens, the South, French culture, art, and literary classics

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