Kelli Lage | poetry | Mower of His Dreams & Tractor Cab

Mower of His Dreams

I cut the brakes of his mower
and prune his lawn with my incisors. 
Blades of broken teeth and sticky summer love.

Tractor Cab

In a green tractor cab
sun follows us.
My fingers graze his jawline.

I spread yellow across our cheeks 
and after that
I’m never gray again.

Beeper Peddle is a writer and healer living on the East Coast. She lives with her partner and their beloved soul puppy. Beeper writes about sorrows, lies, and deep loves. When you read her work, you will dip down into her heart and end up in all manner of body parts. Should you find yourself reflected in these words, it is merely coincidence; however, it does not surprise her you share the same heart. Find her at and @beeperpeddle on Twitter and Instagram

Kelli Lage is a poetry reader for Bracken Magazine and Best of the Net nominated poet. Lage’s work has appeared in Stanchion Zine, Maudlin House, The Lumiere Review, Welter Journal, and elsewhere. Her haiku was displayed in an online gallery by Harvard University’s Arnold Arboretum.