Lucy


by Mark Parsons


In the grass
With a football teed up and
Laces out,

 

Ten-degree
Tilt
Back to the kicker,

 

Whoever he is,
Not me,
Not me.


 

Mark Parsons’ poems have been recently published or are forthcoming in Ex Pat Press, Dreich, Cape Rock, and I-70 Review. He lives in Tokyo, Japan.