This poem is taken from Stand 234, 20(2) June - August 2022.

Connie Wieneke Three Poems
Delicate Arch, 1996, When Already A Tourist Trap and Dean Potter Had Yet To Climb Free

For Carol

We hike the trail to Delicate Arch, Marissa first
on your back, then a crab scuttling between your
feet, hauled up, one hip, then the other. How we
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