Poems and Poetry

For Oliver | A Poem by JD DeHart

This is for Oliver who told
us the story of a checkered
floor and woke us up,

for Oliver whose hat went
missing and was mistaken
for someone’s mother,

for Oliver who told us
stories about loss, grief,
and the mind.

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