'Burlesque queen'

  Mars Hill, in northern Maine, circa 1915.

Mars Hill, in northern Maine, circa 1915.

‘’Where it stands in the wind

unpinning the plastic

it has worn all winter

 

"There is not one tree….

 

…and again like an old

burlesque queen, alone

in the potato fields

 

of Mars Hill, Maine.’’

 

-- From “House in Spring,’’ by Wesley McNair