Outside (Diptych) | Karl Miller

Glimpsed                                          Archaeologists
through stained                              could not discern
glass                                                     a reason why
during the quiet                                  settlers would
doxology – the                      leave the well-stocked
flow of cars                              stone walls to perish
.   continually passing              in the cold

Karl Miller lives in Coral Springs, Florida. His fiction and poetry have appeared in various periodicals; his play, A Night in Ruins, was produced Off-Off Broadway in 2013.