Fish Sticks


In the shape of a submarine
frost lengthens on a window.
Outside, winter sparrows perch
in rhinoceros-colored trees.
Mare’s tails chase whitely
past brick chimneys.
I have seen those lights before,
small rectangular eyes
of far buildings, one church
steeple darkening the blue sky.

The Four Seasons

by Henry Carlile

6 thoughts on “Fish Sticks

  1. I was clicking on to the website expecting a closup of the Gordon fishsticks or something 🙂
    I typically find abjects in front distracting, but in this case they work Nice

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