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Poetry

Some Brooklyn Northside Calaveritas

Suppose pondering the cultural flock some high noon

excerpt: Color by Numbers (The Landscape Set)

Rural Scene The deer droppings are here and the rooster’s memory of its birth is here too.

Token Enabler

forced to cuddle but some heirloom of power and peril it must be I have sufferings natural to me and a desire to repeat the clear truth

Black Rot of Crucifers and Juniper Woes

Juniper Woes, believed by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to be brought on by winter injury, leads to the loss of untold numbers of evergreens and shrubs. Although usually resulting from the interaction of low temperatures, frequent freeze / thaw cycles, rapid cooling and thawing rates, this is only a spur to the downward mental spiral.

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The Brooklyn Rail

AUTUMN 2002

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