January 19, 2024

“Winter Love” by Linda Gregg

Winter Love I would like to decorate this silence,but my house grows only cleanerand more plain. The glass chimes I hungover the register ring a littlewhen the heat goes on.I waited too long to drink… Continue Reading

January 12, 2024

“First Snow, Kerhonkson” by Diane de Prima

First Snow, Kerhonkson for Alan This, then, is the gift the world has given me(you have given me)softly the snowcupped in hollowslying on the surface of the pondmatching my long white candleswhich stand at the… Continue Reading

January 12, 2024

“Last Snow” by Heid E. Erdrich

Last Snow Dumped wet and momentary on a dull groundthat’s been clear but clearly sleeping, for days.Last snow melts as it falls, piles up slush, runs in first lightmaking a music in the streets we… Continue Reading

January 6, 2024

“Indigenous Elvis at the Airport” by Heid E. Erdrich

Indigenous Elvis at the Airport Indigenous Elvis works security:Chief Joseph hair, blue-black and pomped,turquoise and shell dangling from one ear,silver chunks of rings on every bronze knuckle. Indigenous Elvis works security:X-ray glances at your backpacks,laptops,… Continue Reading