Imagine a Pasture
by Larry D. Thomas



blanketed a foot deep
with bluebonnets,
highlighted here and there

with Indian paintbrushes.
People it with barefoot nuns
clad in blood-red habits,

lapsed into a moment
of human frailty,
lifting their faces skyward,

pretending they’re members
of the London Bach Choir
backing up The Stones

and belting out the ear-shattering
finale of “You Can’t Always
Get What You Want.”






Copyright 2017 by Red River Review. First Rights Reserved. All other rights revert to the authors.
No work may be reproduced or republished without the express written consent of the author.