Watching You Drink Vodka in the Sun

Mark Jackley

 
 

head back
throat bared
pink lips parted

when we wed
forget the ring
palm some sand and blow it

be the empty-handed
wind of my
surrender

 
 
 

Bio
Mark Jackley's work has appeared in Fifth Wednesday, Sugar House Review, Natural Bridge and other journals. His new book of poems On the Edge of a Very Small Town is available for free at chineseplums@gmail.com.