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Thumping

William Corbett
Fisherman's arm
Up and down
Like a pump handle
The old-fashioned way
Flashing a large silver
Spangle off the bottom
Where lakers lurk in August.
Barefoot Thelonious and Bruno
Run in the grass of memory.

Copyright © 2011 by Willam Corbett. Reprinted from The Whalen Poem with the permission of Hanging Loose Press.

Copyright © 2011 by Willam Corbett. Reprinted from The Whalen Poem with the permission of Hanging Loose Press.

William Corbett