It’s National Poetry Month…

“We have poetry 

so we do not die of history”2017npm-poster_0

(from the poem, Question Time by Meena Alexander)

& so, two poems for the season in lieu of prose,  both from my new-collection-in-progress, probably entitled The Listening.

(& since I can’t figure out how to format the poems to preserve the line and stanza breaks, click the links below to access them as PDFs:) 

This Winter’s Cold

Spring’s Turned