Like a Hardy Boy Lost

By Michael Todd Cohen

Towhead emerges from the wilds between houses — looks to me like a Hardy Boy lost — lobs a rock that rips skin, retreats; brush closes behind him, a wound healed I want to stay fresh.



Michael Todd Cohen is a Pushcart Prize nominated writer and editor who lives in Connecticut, by a rusty lighthouse, with his husband and two dogs; and online at michaeltoddcohen.com.


Photo by Michael Todd Cohen.