The Untied Stales

by on July 26, 2012 :: 0 comments

of America, my daughter
has written above the map
of the lower forty-eight
a little carelessly,
transposing two letters,
forgetting to cross one t,
the map itself colored in
a little sloppily, dark crayon
spilling in from Canada
and bleeding into Mexico.
And how perfect is that?

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