Havana Sedan


She said her name was Gonzales.

That her brother was in the penitentiary

for a crime he did not commit.

After seven years

they found him



Left a wife

a pair of twins

& a pretty brownskinned sister


gunning her burgundy Lincoln

from Topeka

to the


Colorado line



19 June 1985



[Published in Prairie Falcon.

1989 by Jim Cohn.] 




Prairie Falcon
(North Atlantic Books, 1989)