sna poems, series anthropocenum #17: veteran’s park, milwaukee

veteran’s park is a parcel of land that used to be lake michigan, until landfill was put in. now we have nice museums and trails and marinas and whatnot.

the birds love it too, and so does the ice.

a.

a riprap morning

ice heaving

on milwaukee bay

b.

a beak silhouette

liquid dive

merganser on lake

c.

common goldeneyes

thrusting heads

paddling along

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