Featured: Grey September Day

C.C. Russell

In this morning’s fall

rain, the houses across

from the cemetery

look more haunted

than their partners.

 

It’s a strange sort

of cold here,

the sky opening itself

like a confessional.

 

We’re out here driving,

thinking of calling home,

wondering

if it’s too late.

 

C.C. Russell lives in Wyoming with his wife and daughter.  His writing has appeared here and there in print and online in such places as Rattle, Pearl, and kysoflash.com.  This year he was nominated for Best of the Net and a Pushcart Prize.  He can be found on Twitter @c_c_russell.