Rachel Rushing

Away on, and she started seeing hazy beaches shaped like cactuses.

Ten from the start and ten cents later I wondered if I'd said too much.

Sleep down, and don't worry about the weather.

Play black and hear the minor keys swing with dissonance.

Round by the river the little girls look for Easter eggs, and the mothers walk along the brick street.

Here, two people sat and listened to each other.

Ride, but don't get too cocky, because you aren't making the decisions.

Just, yes... That's all you have to say.

'If' was... The second word I thought of.