David E. Howerton: –Morning damp fades–

–Morning damp fades–

Didn’t pay attention again
world changed left me confused.
Been years or at least
feels that long,
drank self into forgetting.
Dogs bark down road.
Morning damp fades,
leaves hot vehicles odors
drifting down road.
Someone I don’t remember
smiles recognition
damn hangover.



David E. Howerton is a part-time programmer and lives in the American River
Canyon outside of Auburn, CA. He has done landscaping, sign painting,
cooking, and made jewelry to pay the bills. His hobbies include type
design, soapstone carving, walks in the woods, collecting dragons, and
a growing library of Science Fiction.

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