At the summer fair in upstate NY,
where large women in lose tank tops
fan rolls and sell deep-friend butter
and men with leather red skin laugh
into green necks and the last of a pack
of cigarettes, a...
Brandon uses his sharp shovel
hits root & runs through it
shifts bark & dirt, rebounds
& rings when rock is struck.
He doesn't go too deep today.
Doesn't need to. Instead thinks
about the missing towe...