trees in the time of chainsaw

4 Jun

the red x’s on trees bring yellow hard hats in June.
“and the craftsman revs his idol engine.”
but dreadlocks still walk this earth and
i feel their pause and ponder;
staring up at the amputation
as matted coils are set free from under a rastacap
and roots and river flow to the sound of vrooooom.


2 Responses to “trees in the time of chainsaw”

  1. kvennarad June 5, 2014 at 5:13 am #

    Technology has advanced to the point that you can get a tune out of the average chainsaw these days.

    • steve June 5, 2014 at 9:20 am #

      the sputtering of model-t fords was quite the funk or at least it looks and sounds that way on old movies. I think it’s called sputtering, ya know, that burping and slide step.

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