Artwork © Eric N. Peterson


The History Channel

She was the everyday
cameo girl of 1966.

Clicking her rounded
toe shoes to the Byrds—The
Crying of Lot 49 cuddled
in her low hipster pocket.

short blond hair
fondled by an off
cream headband.

VIP at the Whiskey a Go Go.

Champion of impressive hippy
chicks scanning the scene along
Sunset Strip.

Knowing where to score
the primo weed—smoking
character with the rest of the
contented Laurel Canyon folk/rock

She could dance

While imbibed in the counterculture
acoustic strings, echoing through
the timbre of LA.


Dan Provost’s poetry has been published throughout the small press for a number of years. He is the author of fourteen books/chapbooks, including in 2021: Darting In and Out, published by Alien Buddha Press, A Fistful of Ponies released by Raw Earth Ink Press, and Foundations of Cheap Penance, published by Dead Mans Inc. He is a three-time nominee for the Best of the Web and has read his works across the United States. He lives in Berlin, New Hampshire with his wife Laura and dog Bella.

Eric N. Peterson is from Atlanta, Ga. He’s been drawing cartoons all his life. He leans towards the absurd, imaginative, and the surreal, as that’s where all the flavor is.