we smelled the woodsmoke
before we went in
old timers sitting in chairs
by the potbellied stove
in worn jeans
and old ballcaps
passing a flask
with a thick dent on the side
eating potted meat and saltines,
mouths shiny with grease

Image Credit:Eric Muhr

Larry is rolling towards geezerhood with a smile on his face. He has been everything from a door to door vacuum cleaner salesman to a restaurant owner. He currently works in real estate. His one true love has always been literature and he is thrilled to be writing

poetry. He hopes you enjoy.