Opting For Happiness

She puts her child
in the car seat
on the right side
of the pickup.
It is a ripe
Indian summer day.

The smoke-like dust
from the dry dirt road
swirls in the slight breeze
and then is no more.



R. Gerry Fabian is a retired English instructor. As a poet and novelist, he has been publishing his writing since 1972 in various literary magazines. His web page is https://rgerryfabian.wordpress.com