souvenirs - Elizabeth Hykes
she pockets seeds scatters them out front sprouted plants evoke
her friend's garden a flat tire along a dusty road one hot August afternoon a burial in a country cemetery an outdoor wedding mid-June an autumn stroll on the prairie attend and recall the day she visited you
Elizabeth Hykes lives and writes in southern Missouri. A retires social worker she has degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Washington University in St. Louis. Publications are local.