Memoir Mixtapes Vol.1 / B-Sides

second wave ska by Leland Seese

a beat to burn off beer
make romance
unlike punks
we could dance

Summer 1980
youth and heat
time on our hands
rocksteady beat

About the Author:

Leland Seese and his wife live in Seattle, about three blocks from the house Jimi Hendrix grew up in. They have six children (foster-adopted and bio) and have welcomed many more short-term foster children over the years. His poems have appeared in The MacGuffin, Juked (Web), The East Bay Review, and many other journals.

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