Trish Saunders

Rules for Lonely Dancers

It’s dangerous to stand too close to the river’s edge
looking for love.

Only a loon should expect kindness

from dank green water,

railings steeled
with despair.
Sail to Mexico.  

When mariachi bands begin La Cucaracha,

even the shyest dancer can

sit in her chair and sway.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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