The Mosquito by Chad Norman

.                       On the bench    
where I have sat
                      during rapid-passing years
                      and drank many
.                       still-chilled beers
                      I enjoy another
                      until
.                       a new drinking buddy
                     lets me know
                     its intention is
                     not to drink with me
                     but to
                    drink from me. 

 

Copyright © Chad Norman.

 

Chad Norman‘s poems have appeared for the past 35 years in literary publications across Canada, as well as a number of other countries around the world. He hosts and organizes RiverWords: Poetry & Music Festival each year in Truro, NS., held at Riverfront Park, the 2nd Saturday of each July. His new book, Squall: Poems In The Voice Of Mary Shelley, is due out Spring 2020, from Guernica Editions. Recently, he completed the manuscript, The Black Rum Poems, and presently works on a new manuscript, A Small Matter of Inclusion. Chad’s love of walks is endless.

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