Private Lane

A sign signals exclusivity

you’re not welcome

at least for long

you can u-turn

that’s fine

but don’t stay too long

or ask about

the history

of the homes

the land

the living;

for such a telling

wants a longer road.

The image “Park and picnic” by Kevin Dooley is made available via Creative Commons License CC BY 2.0. No changes were made to the image.