July 5, 2022

ROAD

merciless road you have shown me the pockmarksof the soul the clear orange streaks of greasethe impossibility of crossing due to flood look at the way rocks are drawn to your centerruts hide under leaves and now and thenanimals insist on choosing you for a grave how you have aged my roadso little of what […]

PARABLE OF THE FOX

and when we awokeafter the dawn fog had brokenand sun nudged away remnants of dreamsthough our lids were still lazythere were sheep nibbling at our toesthe ancient tinkling of bellsthen the long line of the crookthe shepherd held in his handas he eyed uspatiently waiting Helane Levine-KeatingHelane Levine-Keating is a poet, fine art photographer, and professor […]