by Andy Miller

Traveling across Texas
in a Hudson,
one looks up to
the skyway and down
for stars; deer graze
on windswept grasses
whose roots
are constellations

Dean shifts gears,
turns inward;
his girl in the back-
seat dozing
dreams of Little Bear.

Copyright © 2005, Andy Miller

Milky Way over Okie-Texas Star Party: image by Howard Edin

Copyright © 1999, Howard Edin

Andy Miller's poetry has appeared in Strange Horizons: Best of Year Two, ChiZine, Star*line and elsewhere online and in print.

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