Untitled by Curtis Dunlap

I sometimes thinkgourds art

we are like a knotted pumpkin,

or a twisted and misshapen

bed of autumn squash,

beautiful

in our imperfections.

 

 

 

Untitled Poem Author pic
Photo: Alana Dunlap

Curtis Dunlap lives near the confluence of the Mayo and Dan rivers in Mayodan, North Carolina. His poems have been published in a variety of journals and anthologies including The Christian Science Monitor, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, Frogpond, Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years, Magnapoets, Modern Haiku, Rusty Truck, Thunder Sandwich, and The Wild Goose Poetry Review. He was awarded the Museum of Haiku Literature Award in 2008. His website is located at tobaccoroadpoet.com.

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