Brooks Haxton

(1950 - / Greenville / Mississippi)

Brooks Haxton Poems

1. Salesmanship, With Half A Dram Of Tears 1/13/2003
2. Every Death Is Magic from the Enemy to Be Avenged 3/12/2012
3. I Want to Pray 3/20/2012
4. Unclean 3/12/2012
5. Thy Name 3/12/2012
6. 1985 3/12/2012
7. Sackcloth 3/12/2012
8. Rotgut 3/12/2012
9. Submersible 3/9/2012
10. Deaf 3/9/2012
11. Storm 3/9/2012
12. Monster Minded 3/12/2012

Storm

Cattle egrets in the dry grass waded
like white clerics at the hooves
of brood cows, heifers, and new calves.

Forked lightning. Calm.
The darkness in the cattle tank welled up
and flooded the reflection of the trees.

Turkey vultures wheeled, and wheeled away.

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