Blue Bonnet Review

A Literary Journal Featuring Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction by Talented Writers Around the Globe

A literary journal featuring poetry, fiction and nonfiction by writers around the globe. 

ALABAMA

Robert C. Hamilton

Anywhere else, with parade-grounds,
terminal moraines, labor syndicates
and molybdenum-coated tchotchkes,

nobody would notice these three ibis
wading solemnly as professional mourners
through the swollen Cahaba’s slate-gray stream.