Park (2)

the small waterfall
endlessly breathing out
the tiniest ducklings
yellow-flecked
marshaled by mother
along the brook

the lone
gray-haired woman
sitting in the deepest shade
scooping potato salad
from a tub
with tortilla chips

the lark
intense
in soliloquy
and the very small blond baby
playing peek-a-boo
with his mother’s offered breast

© 2012, Maude Larke

Also look for Maude Larke’s work in Cyclamens and Swords, Sketchbook and Doorknobs and BodyPaint.

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