Dailies 10/7/16: fire, a grandmother’s love, & a poem composed entirely of spondees

imgres-1

Grandchild – Ari Banias 

She says so the aunt and uncle and cousins all look
in unison ooooh their approval
What a beautiful girl while we hunch
on the veranda in jeans and baggy t-shirt not

Read rest of poem 

imgres-2

After a Century of Fire-Suppression Policy –  Scot Siegel
after the Winter Ridge Fire; Fremont National Forest, Oregon, 2002

 

Despite the flames that crowned the pines and charred

the scarps

 

Despite the breaks that scarred the farms and left the blaze

to blanch the snags that riddle the slopes like bones

 

Read rest of poem 

 

imgres-5

Hot Springs – Davis McCombs

after Robert Francis’s “Silent Poem”

rain storm   rock pore   flow path   earth crust
thrust fault   drip slope   trough dam   blue ooze

tile floor   stained glass   sitz bath   rust stain
sun porch   deck chair   sky light   gas lamp

Read rest of poem 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: