Allison Guitard's The yule log is playing on the television

a poor substitute for the real one.
They forgot to tell the family
not to come this year
on account of the broken

That lady with the hair
sits confused in the corner
wondering where
the buzzards
this time.

Allison Guitard is a human living in Baltimore, Maryland. Her life consists mostly of touching plants and sharing with others through food justice work. Sometimes she writes words on paper.