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School Bus in the Blizzard (Supper Waits) James Croal Jackson The chicken soup swirls with the ladle. Garlic and pepper steam the kitchen. Limp horseradish soaks at the pot’s silver bottom. White meat swims laps in the yellow broth. Animals do fine without bones. The clock strikes a new hour. The oven timer goes off (or does it). Outside, snow blinds the world. Shovels conceal pavement. There is no good way home.

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2017 Freshwater Literary Journal  
2017 Freshwater Literary Journal  

Professional literary journal produced at Asnuntuck Community College