Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Portions of Corsets

photo © Mark Butkus 2011
Portions of corsets on storefront mannequins.

Portions of corsets
clutter my yard.   

Legs of piano.
Torn boards of card.
Tooth decay. Kids at play.
Finding it hard        
    to brush after every meal.


— Curtis Graham


From the Pacific Northwest, Curtis Graham is a musician who lives and works in Barra de Navidad. He currently fronts the rock band Bandidos.

Portions of Corsets is one of two offerings by Curtis Graham in Last Call: Poems, Stories and Art from the Costalegre. We print it here today on the occasion of his birthday. Happy birthday Curtis!