Cistern, 5pm

Cornflower yellow tiedownload (5)

dangling from his shoulder as he

stretches onto his side in the Cistern’s shadow mosaic,

his crisp blazer folded beneath his white crown.

When I approach to ask

if he might sign a petition for everyone

to start loving one another, he lowers his book and

wordlessly draws a pen from his breast pocket, and leans

forward to grab the clipboard.

About derekberry

Derek Berry is a novelist, poet, and student located in Charleston, SC.

Posted on April 13, 2014, in books, Charleston, College, College of Charleston, Language, Poems, Poetry, publishing, writer, Writing and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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