Saturday, May 06, 2006

UAL Flight 232 7-19-89

United Airlines
Flight 232 – 7/19/89

Apricot chicken
or seafood newburg,
the flight attendant asks.
I choose the chicken,
Iowa boy
no shoreline to the farm.
But this bird can't fly either
and I come home to rest
among the corn.

1 comment:

Amy said...

I love the poetry. Keep it coming.