Frabjous Times

The new bill

mirror cinquain
This land's
legal tender
for debts — public, private,
and spiritual in nature —
where still
that war hero gazes mildly,
not quite remembering
the Trail of Tears
just now
Written in response to the monthly theme "Native Americans" at the CinquainPoems list.
Originally published: 2003/11/07 06:56:19