Let's Walk Around the Lake

Let’s Walk Around the Lake

Let’s walk around

the lake.

Ask the ducks what’s

the truth,

argue with clouds

and birds,

read the leaves on

the trees.

Let’s go jump in

the lake.

Ask the fish life’s


backpedal and

skip stones,

makes waves, sink

paper ships.

Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal

Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal, born in Mexico, lives in Southern California, and works in the mental health field in Los Angeles. His first book of poems, Raw Materials, was published by Pygmy Forest Press. His other poetry books, broadsides, and chapbooks, have been published by Alternating Current Press, Deadbeat Press, Kendra Steiner Editions, New American Imagist, New Polish Beat, Poet's Democracy, and Ten Pages Press (e-book). His poems in print and online have appeared in Ariel Chart, Blue Collar Review, and Clockwise Cat.

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