James Sherry is the author of 10 books of poetry and prose, most recently The Word I Like White Paint Considered (1995) and Our Nuclear Heritage (1991). His recent work on environmental models of poetry has been widely published in magazines. He is the publisher/editor of Roof Books and founder of the Segue Foundation.
OCT 2003 | Poetry
In the Cold Earth and Beneath the Bluish Sky
Now six months after the problems on Church Street,
I’m still thinking about all the ways I might die:
All anxiety all the time
Every breath a traumatic stress