Christmas Eye

newly tinseled trees’ googly eyes dazzle the whites of young eyes.   those for shame check the children’s names crossed on lists under red satin.   mothers put eyes to trees an’ us with newborn fervor.   santa God’s consumptive leer ages like a pair of boots weathering salty sidewalks.   Those peering eyes disappear just as the ornamented googles brought out once a year. Continue reading Christmas Eye