Ron Kolm

Sitting on the edge
Of his plastic wading pool
Our kid
Plays in the water.

Far above him
Thin white contrails
Stretch across the sky
Reaching for the horizon.


RON KOLM is a member of the Unbearables and a contributing editor of Sensitive Skin. He is the author of Divine Comedy, Suburban Ambush, Duke & Jill, Night Shift and a new collection of poems, A Change in the Weather. Ron’s papers were purchased by the New York University library, where they’ve been catalogued in the Fales Library.