Richard Dinges



She says she loves
this view, these trees,
our trees.  Seventy foot
tall white pines sketch
green blurred brushes
against a denim sky,
flanked by an orange
pool of sun.  Stars
dimple pond’s blue.
Ours to watch, side
by side, only a chill
separates us
and we enter
our dark unlit home.



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Richard Dinges has an MA in literary studies from University of Iowa, and he manages information systems risk at an insurance company. Abbey, Wink, Home Planet News, Oddball Magazine, and Studio One most recently accepted his poems for their publications.