Sunday, May 8, 2016

mad cow*

sometimes
I keep my keys
in cold storage
next to the milk
and juice

hardly imagining
that the battery will
last longer
at 40 degrees

it is harder
to remember them
there
though I always know
where they are
when I look for something
to drink

eventually
it won’t matter
where my keys are
after the first time I go
to the store

and don’t come back
on my own…

Barry DeCarli
May 6, 2016
On Hammond Pond
©2016 Barry DeCarli
*“mad cow” is a reference to the
Denny Crane character on Boston Legal
http://www.italyiswaitingforyou-getgoing.com/


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