Switched-on Gutenberg Issue 20
Weather
 
The Meteorologistís Breasts
 
which are right next to the hurricane
which is inching up the East Coast
are lovely and on the small side.
The hurricane is predicted to be
the biggest to hit the East Coast
since they started naming hurricanes
in 1953. Love is greater than fear
said the bumper sticker on the truck
in front of me in traffic. It took
three and a half hours to get home.
Her blouse is soft and blue and stretchy.
When I lose power she goes on pointing
to Atlantic City, smiling bravely.
 
 
 

Copyright 2014,  Paul Hostovsky

Paul Hostovsky is the author of five books of poetry and six poetry chapbooks. His poems have won a Pushcart Prize, two Best of the Net Awards, and have been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and The Writer's Almanac. Visit him at www.paulhostovsky.com.


Background Photo: Cloud Image 1 Copyright 2014,  Vanessa Garcia


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