"As we lazily rowed along, we happened upon this crocodile who called himself Henri."
“From the look on your ugly mug, I think there might be a problem. Spill it, Bruno.”
"On every squirrel porch, by every squirrel door
Sits a great pumpkin with a hollowed out core."
"A child, no match for a speeding car.
Death doesn’t care."
"... the fence line ran back over the undulating hills until it disappeared from view in the waving grass."
"Maybe she’d lose a few pounds and meet an honest man who didn’t cheat with skinny floozies."
"Keep in mind bowls of blueberries,
mornings of transition—"
"You abandoned the car and left her there,
The baby died so they gave you the chair."
"What would I do with a time machine?"
"In the summers of my youth, the creek was the place I preferred."
Pond at Huntington by Vicki Allen-Hitt
"I can do this. I have just enough time to reach in and grab him.