Nick Patten © 2008 All Rights Reserved
After dinner the sleepy weight
of women, not in but on
the bed, the quilt a family heirloom,
the pleasure of their voices
like a radio turned low
somewhere deep in the house.
Roger Pfingston’s work has appeared recently in Kaleidowhirl, Mannequin Envy, Tipton Poetry Journal, the Innisfree Poetry Journal and two anthologies from Iowa Press: Say This of Horses and 75 Poems on Retirement. New work is scheduled to appear in Sin Fronteras and U.S. 1 Worksheets. He is a retired teacher of English and photography.
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