The August Project

The things you try
when you’re 18
leaving nothing behind
so beautiful as 1956
a bell-hop’s hat
ghost of a morning’s love
in a river city
mysterious travellers
with, maybe, a .38
riding round all night
everyone looks like Elvis


Ivy said…
I really like this, Jill, its strangeness and exhilaration, like waking up early on a chilly morning.
Jill Jones said…
Thanks Ivy. I was having a rock n roll moment. J

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