ISSUE 4: SUMMER 2016 / POETRY

“Mission of San Juan Capistrano Ruins” by Jeff Rogers

BY JEFF ROGERS

 

People heaved these rocks up for walls
Before they tumbled down.
People lie under the grass in this cemetery.
People walked these cold stone floors
And in this courtyard they gathered
The sun into their skin.

 


Jeff Rogers is a lefthanded wordslinger, poet and performer, who grew up in Michigan but has called Los Angeles home since 1983 and loves it here. Web home at lefthandedjeff.com.

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