Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Long Drive by Ann Kestner

Monday puts the coffee on
                dark kitchen
                                cold tiles
 
hot water hisses and cries
                smells like hope
 
millions sip lies
                burn their lips
                                get dressed
and drive
                the long road
                                to Friday night



Ann Kestner is the founder and editor of Poetry Breakfast. For over 25 years, her work has periodically appeared in various publications. She spent most of her life living in Virginia at the edge of D.C. She currently resides in rural New Jersey where she is the Poet in Residence at the Poetry and Arts Barn of New Egypt, NJ.

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