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Snake River Overlook

Saint Paul, 7 February 2006
 
We launch our kayaks
At the base of Mt. Epididymis
Surge down the vas deferens
Ride standing waves 8 ft high

That Teton picture in your den
Is the June of every calendar
An idle drift down the Snake
From Dead Man's bar to Moose

Notes:
The vas deferens is part of the male anatomy.
This poem was written shortly after I had a deferentectomy.
Dead Man's bar and Moose are found along the Snake River in Wyoming.

Photograph of Snake River is by Ansel Adams.