Monthly Archives: October 2018

A Glimpse of the Sun (for Lee Clarke)

There are these autumn days when The potatoes wait, pale in The wet ground, while slow rain beads On the digger sitting silent. The kitchen, too, is quiet. Only an occasional crack From pine or spruce in the stove. There’s … Continue reading

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Of Asters and Obstinacy

There is in long solitude A kind of sheer obstinacy Often mistaken for purpose. It falls in gauzy folds over The lives of itinerant poets, Of hermits, of holy men And other sociopaths— It veils whether they kneel In seclusion … Continue reading

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Smoky Meatloaf (after a Migraine)

I created this dish today because last night I had a migraine for first time in at least a year, and today I woke up famished. Nothing I could eat immediately appealed to me, though. I looked in the fridge, … Continue reading

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