Own a rock in the middle of the riverbed. River Omulevka. Yakutia. Russia.

The Friday poem: ‘Solo’, by Brian Turner

New verse by Otago writer and optimist Brian Turner.

 

Solo

 

You can almost

guarantee no one’s

going to stop

for a single shoe

lying in scraggy

roadside grass:

not for that

lone soul.

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