Rustic weathered chestnut and cream
He passed me in the intersection
and said “hey” I returned the “hey”
and kept walking.
high volume of criminal activity
almond milk a dollar cheaper
non residents slipping in,
me, working weekends.
Keegan Cook Finberg is a poet and a scholar of literature. Her poetry has appeared in Sixth Finch, Prelude Magazine, Rove, Two Serious Ladies, Bone Bouquet and elsewhere. Her essays have been published in Textual Practice and Canada and Beyond, and her public scholarship has appeared in Jacket2, The Rumpus, The Believerand Southern Indiana Review.