Glass Poetry Press

Volume One Issue Two

Mel Sarnese

Family Reunion

Dear cousin: You ask for a gathering of family in a park where we can play ball eat your mother's biscotti dunked in merlot and pretend to catch up with polite conversation But don't you see, my uncle's son we have had many reunions of late at funeral homes, and graveyards where we could play ball eat pastries but are afraid to do so in front of the dead