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Possums – Sheila Black

A kind of thrill—to lie on a road
and flatten yourself,

white fur like a ball of winter,

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Seeing the famous, our desire for fame – David O’Connell 

Seeing the famous, our desire for fame
flares up: match/gas. We are so lonely.
This is the reason we dream of soirées

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Tie the Strings to my Life, My Lord… – Emily Dickinson

Tie the Strings to my Life, My Lord,
Then, I am ready to go!
Just a look at the Horses —
Rapid! That will do!

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In His Previous Life as a Camas Lily – Joe Wilkins 

after Robert Wrigley

He sighed each April upward,
his steady, virescent journey one

among the others—a modest rising,
casually miraculous. Beneath the hand

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