all that high school jazz|
I put on Jhamal Parker Shearing Garner Brubeck Roach Davis Desmond and more Geometry, US History, American Lit took on new meaning - not that the teachers ever knew spread out across beige carpet books papers pens pencils and me (there's a black and white photo - "homework relief on living room floor") stereo speakers either side insuring a smooth ride alone no grade for this
© August 1998 Leslye Layne Russell
This poem was published in the
Spring 1999 issue of In the Grove and the
September 1998 issue of One Dog Press.