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Thursday, November 16, 2017


by Tricia Knoll

You’d pull off the road for that,
wouldn’t you? Beside Pigeon River?
A flight of forty landing.

Thin and sleek, running.
Watch their heads bob
and thin legs pedal.

You’d forget news
of feathered nests
and overstuffed breasts.

Tweeted by Bill Kristol.

Tricia Knoll is an Oregon poet who has only seen one wild turkey in Oregon but many, many more in Vermont.