Kenneth Pobo

The highway slides
through trees.
candles about to go out.
I could pull over,
wait until morning.

I am something
moving, like prey.

Kenneth Pobo is the author of twenty-one chapbooks and nine full-length collections. Recent books include Bend of Quiet (Blue Light Press), Loplop in a Red City (Circling Rivers), Dindi Expecting Snow (Duck Lake Books), Wingbuds (, and Uneven Steven (Assure Press). Opening is forthcoming from Rectos Y Versos Editions. For the past thirty-plus years he taught at Widener University and retired in 2020.