Pink Elephant

First published in True Colour (Redmond, Washington: City of Redmond, 2014).

a lotto ticket

taped to the fridge

by the pink slip

tickled pink

the autistic boy


of pinkeye

the ventriloquist

framed in the foyer

Pink Floyd tickets

from 69

my ex accountant

in the pink

asylum visit—

uncle keeps telling me

about the pink elephant