for a moment of joy or moments no one pays for, i give myself a ‘jornal’. this makes me rich. try it.

Poet of the Week (POTW)–another break from haiku

I’m taking another break from haiku for this: My poem, “Spangled Seasons,” put me among the ranks of Poetry Super Highway’s “Poet of the Week” Nov. 1-7. Here are the first stanzas…

“Under hazed New York
spheres, spring sousing Riverside, earlier
cocooned in the Moor shedding off
mover’s trip, bundled molehills against
walls –once sparks we strung
onto a nebulae over
nights on Federal Hill—you and
I trudge on.

Trails we looped
between Chesapeake,
Susquehanna and
the Hudson, Venus sputtering
on Pennsylvania woods these,
too, we tucked abreast in
memory, if Manhattan
spares us…”

Read the rest of it at Poetry Super Highway Poet of the Week page

November 3, 2010 Posted by | poetry | , , | Leave a comment