Doug McHargue’s “The Red File” after Suzy Hart

imageDoug McHargue reads her Suzy Hart inspired poem at the June 18, 2016 Art of Poetry event.  Photo courtesy of Roger and Ginny Sanford.  

The next Art of Poetry is just around the corner! Please join us at the September 17, 2016 event at Hickory Museum of Art beginning at 2 pm in the front lobby of the museum. It is free to join us as we experience art through poetry.

Douglas McHargue
THE RED FILE
after “Frank Mason on an Evening Walk” by Suzy Hart

Frank saw one bird
he’d never seen before,
didn’t even write it down,
the black and red so real
it flew into his mind
right beside red silk
Mattie wore that night
he first unfastened
a row of buttons, twenty-five,
a universe more than one.

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