MARCH 23, 2018

Little Drumlin

Little Drumlin

The city is loud

to one side of the conservatory,

heavy traffic at Stoughton Road

to the other.


They saved this little

patch of marshland which rises up

to the ridge of a glacial drumlin.

Here sits a native mound designated

by a small stone and plaque.

Old oaks hold their teachings

here in the the long fingers

of their limbs; some drop

to the canopy

others grow by golden buds. 


Though the late March

trail is cold and empty,

I see there are footprints

of students in the mud.