“In the parking lot in front of the Shell station” by Lesley Valdes (poetry, ’15)

A poem by Lesley Valdes (poetry ’15) appears in Innisfree Poetry Journal:

In the parking lot in front of the Shell station

 

In the parking lot in front of the Shell station,

a chair, a prie dieu

 

like the nuns used.

 

Mahogany—worth something

even if you didn’t pray—and the chair

 

inviting hips ampler than hers.

Made for whom?

… continue reading here.

 

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