Couer D’Alene, come in alone
a motel we slept in with pale yellow walls
because of a wildfire on i90. you, wild, and
impossible to housebreak. like a puppy
pissing on my new shag rug.

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Skylar Salvatore writes poems in Missoula, Montana where she is currently earning her MFA at University of Montana. Some of her poems have been published in Aphros and Leste. Her muse is a small, round, and incredibly good looking dog named Maxwell.