Doña Rosa’s House

a tired brick house

a tired brick house

Doña Rosa sits at the window
of her tired red-brick house
on a block of tired houses
where street lamps cast a jaundiced pall
and the contours of hope dissolve
like the remains of a senescent god

© 2012, poem, Jamie Dedes, All rights reservedPhoto credit ~ Tom Leeds, Public Domain Pictures.net

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