a puddle's bright trouble

7:50 AM Posted by James Owens


"Featured poet" in the May issue of Chantarelle's Notebook



Sorlil said...

Nice to read your poetry again!

I love the word 'kerf' :) And I really love this line -
'a puddle’s bright trouble of ripples and sun'.

James Owens said...

Sorlil: Thank you. It's good to be posting again. "Kerf" was one of those words I carried around in my pocket for years, waiting for the right time to use it.

Roxana said...

lines that i knew and that have a different taste now on my tongue, small song about the fall which is still one of my favourite ever, new lines that don't want to get out of my head, this incredible

One more time the god played flawlessly.
Well now…. said the trembling virgins. Surely…. Well now….

which holds me captive...

sam of the ten thousand things said...

Congratulations on the feature, James. Wonderful works. Especially like the piece reprinted from Now & Then.