Maine Seafood Company
(Salt) A LOBSTER. Once out of the box The wooden box The metal box The box, the box, the box Dragged up from the salt Things don't feel too bad And then they do And then they don't (And waves)
From 50 American Plays by Matthew Dickman and Michael Dickman. Copyright © 2012 by Matthew Dickman and Michael Dickman. Reprinted with permission of Copper Canyon Press. All rights reserved.
Matthew Dickman’s most recent poetry collection is Wonderland (W. W. Norton, 2018). He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Date Published: 2012-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/maine-seafood-company