Long Road To Tijuana

 

How long has he been at

the refinery outside Tula

asleep in his hammock

slung across axles beneath

extra-long trailer loaded

high with baled corn-husks

dreaming of his young wife

secure in her love

& how

 close his death? How

much does he have left to do?

 

 

Tula, Mexico

14 July 1991

 

 

[Published in Grasslands.

1994 by Jim Cohn.]

 

 

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