Poet’s Corner: I thought I saw Carly Simon


I thought I saw Carly Simon

at the town dump, tossing

her hair in case she was recognized.

At least I thought it was her,

and I thought it was the town dump

because, surely, she has people.

Just as I have people

who would see Carly Simon for me.

Wayne K. Greenwell lives year-round in West Tisbury, and has had his one-act plays performed in New York City, Seattle, and Vineyard Haven.