Among Neighbors

Just returned from her
annual month in Mexico,
a neighbor makes light
of the response there,
ignores self-quarantining
here. From behind a fence,
we keep our distance.

Martha Christina is a frequent contributor to Red Eft Review. Other work has appeared in Crab Orchard Review and Poetry Leaves. She lives in Bristol, RI, where for many years she taught in the creative writing program at Roger Williams University.

See more of her work in 8.2 and 8.2 and 7.4 and 7.3 and 7.2 and 6.3 and 6.3 again