Photo by Hunter Jessie Deuel. From Pinterest
I still have the fishing
knife he dropped off
in the parking lot of
the Greyhound station.
An initialed knife with a
leather handle and skeletal
white blade that doesn’t belong
to anyone, not even the Marines.
George Cassidy Payne is a poet from Rochester, NY. His work has been included in such publications as the Hazmat Review, Moria Poetry Journal, Chronogram Journal, Ampersand Literary Review, The Angle at St. John Fisher College, and 3:16 Journal. George’s blogs, essays and letters have appeared in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Havana Times, South China Morning Post, The Buffalo News, and more.
See all his poems on Tea House here.