Is for, to Hold

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Is for, to Hold

by Bob Hicok
Southern Cultures, Vol. 14, No. 2: Katrina

"The road had disappeared, the field, / the sundial was about to go under, meaning shadows / would have been unable to stay on schedule."

I didn’t tell the water it was a pitchfork.
I believe the water believed it was a trident
on account of the family resemblance.