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Beyond The Missouri Sky

Beyond The Missouri Sky

written by: Elizabeth Palmer Kellogg



The terrazzo tiles under our feet
baked hot
corners massaged
by centuries of sandals

The Aegean rolls smooth as a pearl
over ankles

The slip of my strap
as your fingertips
wander over my shoulders
glide down my arms

August afternoon siesta
holds us in its hush
silent streets
empty café seats

The blue breezes of morning
gentle as the brush
of Flamenco strings
at midnight

A Lydian dream
of luxurious landscape
beyond the Missouri sky.

Elizabeth Palmer Kellogg

Elizabeth Palmer Kellogg

Elizabeth Palmer Kellogg writes poetry and makes quilts – piecing together words and piecing together scraps into works that are more than the sum of their parts. Her poems have been published in The Dillydoun Review, Spillwords, Red Eft Review, and One Sentence Poems. Her quilts have been displayed at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. She works as the assistant to the Director of Research at the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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