Niagara Falls: 10,000 Buddhas

A bad border crossing back, very slow,
And the SUV in front of us held up
As an obviously Muslim family was evicted
Until finally being allowed through.
We were grilled–
Why are you so far from home?
Are you just declaring TWO SCONES?!
And you, usually the most honest of men,
Were bent on smuggling several pounds of slightly sour cherries
Back into the U.S.A.

To read the whole poem in Awaken Consciousness Magazine:

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About Miriam Sagan

I'm blogging about poetry, land art, haiku, women artists, road trips, and Baba Yaga at Miriam's Well ( The well is ALWAYS looking to publish poetry on our themes, sudden fiction, and guest bloggers and musers.

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