“Toyko’s Oldest Listed Person, Age 113, Reported Missing” (Neal Whitman)

..

..

one white sock
hanging from a branch
summer fog

..

..

..

Headlines:

“Toyko’s Oldest Listed Person, Age 113, Reported Missing” (Salon)

..

Poem by Neal Whitman (seeĀ poet biographies). ReadĀ more by this poet.

..

..

^ One Comment...

  1. James Tipton

    I like this a lot. First we are surprised by “one” sock; second, it’s not on a line but a branch; third, we expect sun to dry it but it is in a fog. Surprises and surprises, and it has a curious fit with the news item.

) Your Reply...