Jeremy J Sutton, Blustery

Blustery

Winter gale gusts.
Ponderosa Pines
dressed in white
sway to and fro
like whispering seniors
in hospice marching
stationary on conveyor belt machines
in the cobalt blue exercise room
strengthening their limbs for
the weight of falling snow.

Jeremy J Sutton teaches American Literature to eleventh grade students and chairs the English
department at a large public high school in Oakland, California. His work has been published in Eunoia Review, Front Porch Review, Memoryhouse Magazine, and Right Hand Pointing. His poetry can
be read at jeremyjsutton.com

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