Some people
always do things
Driving into the parking lot
of the health food store
where I always go,
I notice for the first time
that there is a trailer
park next door.
I check it out as closely
as I can in motion,
part of my “in case
I ever have to”
strategy in life.
Rows of metal rectangles,
with trucks and cars
parked outside.
A beige world
that would be hot
in summer.
But one family
at the front
has planted trees,
and made a shady
as pretty,
as inviting
as anywhere
you have ever