"Clearing the House"

"Clearing the House"

"Clearing the House"

A weekly poem, read by the author.
March 27 2007 7:17 AM

"Clearing the House"

Click here to listen to Rebecca Kaiser Gibson read this poem.

They drank whiskey in the fifties at canasta, nuts in napkins, cocktail platters placed on marble splurged-on antique acquisitions, e.g., Scottish clock with tin facade of ancient etched-in sun and moon on nearly flat horizon, housed in trim American maple. They lived as though the house was theirs, although it antedated them and emptied of remains, remains.