“Empty Parking Lot, 2:07 a.m.”, “Checkpoint” and “Horripilation”

In Poetry Issue Nine by Jenn Powers

Empty Parking Lot, 2:07 a.m. over that hill, past the mills, is the crooked house I escaped from. it wasn’t a great fall with the colors, mostly hunter green and rust with the rain. like it was too depressed to go ahead and shine like it usually does. now, it’s a sheet of white, the dying hidden. catch snowflakes on my tongue, a cold smoky taste. how winter feels on …

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