From The Immediate and No Sooner, published in 2021.


Sitting in this traffic jam. A tailback
of twenty miles? Can’t be right. What a quack
that road app is. A singalong soundtrack
of driver curses – now I’d buy that. Snack
on purse-linty mints. Next time I’ll kayak?


2 thoughts on “Occlusion

  1. Ha ha! I love the idea of listening to a curated collection of curses. I bet that is amusing and cathartic. It also reminds me that my Dad used to tell us that, if we really felt compelled to swear or insult someone, be sure to be creative about it.

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