Monday, July 10, 2006

NaPo redraft: Rogues

Not that this one needed much revision - just cut out the middle and sew the ends together:

Rogues

A grift of sunshine teases bulbs to bloom
through snow, whose cold wheeze huffs
through a jemmied window; men with badges
paint the frame, looking for clues. Who
dumped the fridge across the driveway,
let its vapours heist ozones from the sky?
Breeze-blocks hold up a car where kids
play out their game of cops and fathers -
they'll harvest the world for a laugh.

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