She saidthey could not afford a car
and he asked to her sit on the couch
Then he adjusted his mirrorsand asked her to buckle up
Where to?, he asked.
Paris, she said.
Then Paris it is, he started up
And after that Saturn,we can finally pick you up
She leaned over and kissed himon the cheek
as they backed out
Dandruff Shaking Heads
I’m not assuredbut there’s no turning me
I’m not a recordthough I
the people on the street belowlook like dandruff shaking heads
flaking on their various
me, I have nowhere to bebut here.
by a window
with many winged bug things
of yesterday’s living
Bio: Ryan Quinn Flanagan lives deep in the Canadian Shield with a nurse that drives a big blacked out truck and many hungry bears that rifle through his garbage.