MARTIN GIBBENS
Mourning Commute


Swimming laps at Mercer
Pool this morning was
Like driving on

The interstate—

People changing
Lanes without signaling.

MARTIN GIBBENS

This poem was selected for the 2012 Poetry in Public project, sponsored by the Iowa City Public Art Program. Poetry in Public displays poems by local writers of all ages in Iowa City buses, downtown kiosks, and select public buildings from April (National Poetry Month) through the fall.

This page was first displayed
on June 16, 2012

Find us on Facebook