A poem about life in a new subdivision

Photo by Christopher Raley

The tree was dead when we moved in,
the first owners of our new home.
I bumped it once with the lawnmower and
it fell headlong, leaving in our lawn
a small, decapitated trunk.

Later my wife gave birth to our son.
We…


Photo by Christopher Raley

Christopher Raley

Poems and photos. Contact me at topher.raley35@gmail.com

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