Pistol Packing Papa

By Deborah Guzzi


 
 Alex Colville,  Pacific , 1968, acrylic on hardboard. Copyright A.C. Fine Art Inc.

Alex Colville, Pacific, 1968, acrylic on hardboard. Copyright A.C. Fine Art Inc.

Hex a gon
bewitched
all gone

ocean side
on waves of grief
I ride

measured
ruled, used
tool

slide past the
pleasant scene
shored up

bare backed
look away
deboned

no more
all gone


Deborah Guzzi is a healing facilitator who uses energetic touch and the written word to assist in fostering wellbeing. She has written three books. The Hurricane published in 2015 is available through Prolific Press, Amazon, and other venues. Her poetry appears in University Journals & Literary Reviews in Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, Greece, India and the USA. 

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