Dark grey body is on a wire strung
across the street. Yellow house- sunshine- faces the house painted
the color of summer leaves.
A wood cross is on top of an ivory cone.
It is thrust into bandaged heavens,
and towers behind the stone library
slanted on the hill.
Windows are smudged charcoal squares, eyes.
The glass door, reflecting obese woman
with hands choreographed
by the weavers dance, opens, closes.
Steps are peeling, and as soft as a blue sky.
Rainbow cotton is beginning to warm her fingers.
Although feet pound, and their hollow sound echoes as if trod in a newly built house.
Dove still sits alone.
Copyright © Jennifer Cahill