Category: Patty Griffin

  • Blue Kookaburra

                Blue Kookaburra     A blue kookaburra should fly in and warn me before I look in Jimmy’s Restaurant and see you at the empty table where we were– cheerful, talking, your hands in the air. The fish should be called in to flop in the road before I […]

  • Mary and The Maid, cleaning up the place

        by Patty Griffin     Mary     Mary You’re covered in roses You’re covered in ashes You’re covered in rain You’re covered in babies You’re covered in slashes You’re covered in wilderness You’re covered in stains You cast aside the sheets You cast aside the shroud Of another man who served the […]