Monthly Archives: May 2017

Spring Wind From the South

If age makes me blank and hum of piss Remember that I now say this: This inky apple blossom scent— That perfumers from here to Ghent Have tried and failed to reinvent (With its aftertaste of a first kiss), That … Continue reading

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Recursions of Green (poems from old notebooks, January 2011)

There’s a poem where you step out of a fountain’s column of water, morning sun low behind you, and the water stops as you leave it, column branching in wide arcs as lily stems below the flowers. In that poem … Continue reading

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A Slice of Poetry

I had the great delight a while back to be one of the persons asked by Becka Viau to contribute a poem to @readingtownpei’s A Slice of Poetry project. I wrote a depressing little poem for it, which is being … Continue reading

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My Small Gasps

I don’t know what to tell you, Earth. The grass grew all day. The trees ached into the sky. Occasionally a little rain would fall. This seemed different from yesterday Only in the times we woke and slept. Did something … Continue reading

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