8PO
EMS

In Balconies

from

many

floors

down

the

 

scent

of

the

earth

 

lifting

many

floors

up

 

the

rain

Plumwood Mountain: An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics 7.2 “Writing in the Pause”, ed. Jonathan Skinner

down

a

 

path

made

 

by

water

paw

 

hoof

foot

Bones 20, ed. Johannes S. H. Bjerg

 

                         stratos-

                         phere

 

                         treeline


 

                         tropos-


Asu just has to ask about every Hemshin local we meet for a bear anecdote. And a man comes down from the cloud up on the Sal Plateau. From one of its tin-roofed houses. And he tells us he’d rather meet his demise by being mauled by the wild. Better that than being run down by some absentminded driver.

Spheres of Heaven

NOON: journal of the short poem 19
ed. Philip Rowland

the hills go    dark with    passing cloud

       with the dark    passing     the dark of passing     cloud

what we

eclipse

 

the cut-

out of

 

a back-

drop of

 

stars

NOON: journal of the short poem 17-18
ed. Philip Rowland
 
Later included in the anthology jar of rain (Red Moon Press, 2021),
ed. Jim Kacian, et al.

in the Eden of gardening

 

even the allegories

grow leaves

Sonic Boom 17, ed. Shloka Shankar et al.

 

Later included in Haiku 2021 (Modern Haiku Press, 2021)

eds. Scott Metz and Lee Gurga;

 

& in where the roots are: Best of Paper Lanterns Anthology vol. II, (Yuvanika Press, 2021)

ed. Shloka Shankar

On Wavelets

the bl     ue     thic    ken     ed b

    y jus    t ho     w fa    r di    ppe    d i

 

       nto t    he de    ep &     thi     nned

by j     ust h     ow f     ar d     ippe    d in

 

                to th    e li     gh    t

NOON: journal of the short poem 14

ed. Philip Rowland

a rock

waits

 

till no

longer

 

left for

dead

Bones 19, ed. Johannes S. H. Bjerg

all of a leaf falls

is/let Sept. 7, 2019

ed. Scott Metz