Out of Nowhere
Into the skirt of the woods
we skip and shuffle and spin
lengthening the lit hours of evening
more breathtaking than a yellow flower
rising out of nowhere
Richard King Perkins II is a state-sponsored advocate for residents in long-term care facilities. He lives in Crystal Lake, IL, USA, with his wife, Vickie, and daughter, Sage. He is a three-time Pushcart, Best of the Net and Best of the Web nominee whose work has appeared in more than a thousand publications.