The Ecphorizer

they call it Dust Devil
Sheryl L. Nelms

Issue #69 (August 1987)

its tail twirls across the Sonoran

whips through the mesquite thicket

sways the saguaro

upends Dixie cups
as it gathers momentum

to dump its load
of sand

in my eye

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Sheryl L. Nelms

SHERYL NELMS is a widely published poet (over 500 poems so far) and editor of little magazines. Besides managing a family with three teenagers, she plays racquetball and rides a dirt bike. She is a native of Marysville, Kansas.

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