Apple Slices

“Apple Orchard,” glass negative, ca. 1920, Harris & Ewing Collection, Library of Congress.

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Apple Slices

by Todd Boss
Southern Cultures, Vol. 20, No. 2: Summer 2014

"...flavored of tin from the lip of the cup of a dented thermos passed between us—"

Apple Slices
eaten rightoff the jackknife in
moons, half moons,
quarter moons and
crescents
still
summon common
summer afternoons
I spent as my dad’s
jobsite grunt

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