2 September 2004 | Vol. 4, No. 3

Saguaro Opening Over Quartzite, Arizona

Yearly returners to the empty desert lots

blossom in this wintering.

The view from space

makes the field of RVs

into the squat postage stamps

of another country.

In sun, they are a bronze

belonging to cicadas

crawled into a mailbox,

looking for the dark

in their wrong seventh season.

High power lines

inside a tin c