Mercy Me

Scene from Roger Reeves’s “King Me,” which won the Whiting Award for poetry.

The last line reminds me of the crowds of airport mouths agape below the televised twirl, twirl, twirl of Irma’s bright red skirt. Keep going. Keep going. Anywhere but here.

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