Kenneth Pobo

AT A SEASIDE CAFÉ, I WATCH

Poseidon dance—
for a frightening god,

he’s light
on his feet, a Gene Kelly

of foam. Seaweed wraps
around his ankles, forms

two anklets, his cloud
jacket flapping.


Kenneth Pobo is the author of twenty-one chapbooks and nine full-length collections. Recent books include Bend of Quiet (Blue Light Press), Loplop in a Red City (Circling Rivers), and Uneven Steven (Assure Press). Opening is forthcoming from Rectos Y Versos Editions. Lavender Fire, Lavender Rose is forthcoming from Brick/House Books.

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