Peter Klappert


Poems of Peter Klappert

1. Chokecherries 1/1/2004
2. Thanksgiving 1/13/2003

Chokecherries

Thirty feet from my windows,
an old kennel-wire fence
thickly grown over with honeysuckle,
poison ivy, and wild roses
just beginning to open
into the loose sort of droopy garlands
an aesthetic young farmer
might drape around Elsie
or Dobbin.

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