In the Outlaw’s House: for Jesse James

 

Clapboard pockmarked with weather

unpainted inside   Newsprint   cardboard

on walls   Big chinks where colder air pours through already chilled rooms

Linoleum so worn only a red rose or two remain

leached white by the boots and heels of many feet

No money for niceties     Narrow windows   And views

Stubbled fields     Beyond them

The sky

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One thought on “In the Outlaw’s House: for Jesse James

  1. Wonderfully vivid and sharp!

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