Monthly Archives: July 2012

a dragonfly poem

dragonflies rise unbottled blue swallows skim a fish curves under distinct conversation on the uncertain surface Advertisements

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tankas

not the autumn wind not the occasional kind not the coy chinook not the hurricane force wind the wind that summons poetry one small word frees you nameless fish in nameless stream you’re not a flower your god’s gone from … Continue reading

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After Keats

We trace the shadows, like Keats, with chance’s hand, Love both what’s missing and what’s at our feet; Poised on our toes we, for a moment, stand, Not rushing our brushstrokes, not in retreat; Drawing mysteries but not on demand, … Continue reading

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Our Capoeira

We’re not in Brazil here beneath the green crowns of trees and the endless blue of the sky it’s a summer night in Toronto still holding traces of sunset in its thin clouds and this most benign of crowds picnicking … Continue reading

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