Kevin Heaton

Rapunzel's Loft

Loft maiden, let down
your golden locks & chintz—
draw-down your prince
through skylights. Take me
in the haymow after lamb's
lettuce & lentil porridge.
Come Morning, we'll press
sorghum & rob a honey tree.

Pushcart Prize nominee Kevin Heaton writes in South Carolina. His work has appeared in: Raleigh Review, Mason's Road, Foundling Review, The Honey Land Review, Amarillo Bay, and others. His fourth chapbook of poetry, Chronicles, was recently released by Finishing Line Press. He is a 2011 Best of the Net nominee.