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‘A rip in the sky, a roar: / impact of a meteor — / shroud of iridium dust / on the dusk of Dinosaur.’ Two dinosaur poems in celebration of National Poetry Month. Continue reading
‘We rocks, we trees will give rise to new words / when you are gone to dust and scattered shards.’ In celebration of National Poetry Month.
Spine of the land thrust up / by the grinding of continents, you signify / the might of the planet. You glow like a lamp in the arctic summer. / Even in winter night do you shine. / You are never dark.’ In celebration of National Poetry Month.
‘What would the world be, once bereft / Of wet and of wildness? Let them be left, / O let them be left, wildness and wet; / Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet.’ In celebration of National Poetry Month.
In 1984, during my troubled early twenties, I fell in love with a friend of mine. This poem was written to her. But it’s especially a poem about how I came to love myself, & to give up my former self-hatred.
A poem based upon a verse in the Book of Job, with an account by a Kansas farmer who saw the inside of a tornado in 1928.