American Icon on Wood, donnarkevic

Bisbee Shadow, 15X19, watercolor, Gary Buhler

 

AMERICAN ICON ON WOOD

When Dzaidzi staggers home drunk, I scramble up the buckeye tree in our yard. Baci locks him out, adding to his god-damning everything: from the porch steps he can’t climb to the green army men I abandoned.

Camouflaged behind five-fingered leaves, I […]