I Know

by PW Covington

I’m one little man
&&on a bed
In one little room
&&of one little place
Down a little dirt alley
&&off a little traveled street
In an oft forgotten city,
&&as cities go

But, I know
The poems of humming birds
And all the mountain trails
To ephemeral
&&paradise.

 

Artist: Garrett Weider

PW Covington writes in the beat tradition of the North American highway. He has been invited to share his work from San Francisco’s beat Museum to the Havana International Poetry Festival in Cuba. Covington is a Pushcart nominee and his latest collection of short fiction, “North Beach and Other Stories” was named a 2019 Finalist in LGBTQ Fiction by the International Book Awards. PW lives in New Mexico, two blocks north of Historic Route 66 .

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