National Poetry Month

Poet of the Day – Pamela Sumners

National Poetry Month April 16, 2020 Pamela Sumners LAST RITES   It rained cottonmouths for 30 days after you died. They wore proud boots and took over the streets, slithered and kicked through the steel-plated doors. They sat coiled or casually dropped in your special recliner. They ate the last Tyson’s chicken in Arkansas—they did! and then ravaged the okra and bean patches out back. Then they took the tomatoes and purple-hull peas, cutting a…

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