Joanna Gilman Hyde

"Good Morning, World!"

Today’s Summer

Today’s Summer

is The One Eye Choose

of Silver Robes

& Black Bathing Suits

tripping through the heated fog

of Our Hawk Beach

to South Side

where fighting lovers

meet with chaperons

to win back

the sultry longing

exuded by Their Latest

Expose

The Moncton Thing

There was a time —

boy was it a time —

when I was sent

to the heights

of sexual gratification

in a Holiday Inn

in Moncton, New Brunswick

without the face of a man