Dan Wilcox

(for Sylvain)
Dreading winter, he said
“soon there will be white
stuff on the ground.”
I thought of a bad joke
powdered sugar streets
heroin nights, but didn’t.
Perhaps he meant our white
hair on the barber’s floor
before it is swept away.


DAN WILCOX is the host of the Third Thursday Poetry Night at the Social Justice Center in Albany, N.Y. and is a member of the poetry performance group "3 Guys from Albany”. His book of poems “Gloucester Notes” is available from FootHills Publishing. He is an active member of Veterans For Peace.