vallejo, ca

when last heard from
he was searching for a
quiet, dull place
at the interstate 80
west bound
rest area.
so this was where
he was:
no itinerary
except the bay area,
the wind, sun and death.
this convoluted journey
seemed to
arrange itself,
yet its purpose
remained obscure.
just continue to
be carried along
by events
and try not to

Jonathan Hine has been sporadically published in the underground lit. scene over the years. His work has recently appeared in Academy of the Heart and Mind, Under the Bleachers, Duane’s PoeTree, Horror Sleaze Trash and Record Magazine. He has forthcoming poetry in Cajun Mutt Press. Read other articles by Jonathan.