by the monument, two

I watched a squirrel
groom her fluffy tail
then scratch
hyperspeed, her hind leg
thwack-thwack-thwack
against her side

We were alone
by the monument, two
mammals feeling the sun
on our faces
in February

Holding our breaths
that the winter had
fled for good
– for now

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “by the monument, two

Have something to say?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s