Issue 4: Subjectivity vs. Objectivity
A Publication of the USF MFA in Writing Program


Ken Pobo

By the gray sole of Stan’s shoe,
a green daffodil rehearses
the Wizard of Oz scene where
the munchkins all come out,

come out, wherever you are,
will probably win a Tony
as all dafs do in April. His

work shoes—tied loops,
like a sinking race track.
No longer trudging to his cubicle,
his shoe a gate spring

flings open. Bulb shoots follow,
slip through.
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