This poem is taken from Stand 234, 20(2) July - September 2022.

John McCullough Three Poems
Invisible Repairs

When I come back from the dead,
I like visiting the boatyard.
Men in boiler suits and goggles
purge osmosis blisters, spray the keels
of new, hoisted arrivals. A smell of turpentine
Searching, please wait... animated waiting image