By Zee Zahava (stanzas 1, 3, 5) and Bill Waters (stanzas 2, 4, 6)
4 a.m. the house settles with a solid thump the sizzle and pop of eggs frying just before shutting the computer — PING! — incoming e-mail laundry day . . . the huffing breath of the steam iron tuning the new radio nothing but static for the longest time false dusk and the tinkle of sleet . . . dozing over a book
Published in Vines, issue 5 (https://hedgerowpoems.files.wordpress.com/2021/11/vines-5.pdf), page 18, on 11/11/21.
About Zee Zahava:
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