Kenneth P. Gurney lives in Albuquerque, NM, USA with his beloved Dianne. His latest collection of poems is Stump Speech (2015). He runs the poetry blog Watermelon Isotope. Learn more about Kenneth at his personal website kpgurney.me.

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Kenneth P. Gurney

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Poetry

June 2017

In the sparks of locomotive wheels

against rolled steel track

a penny flattens,

Lincoln vanishes

along with his memorial,

a violated law

feels the crush

of three kids’ laughter.

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