Poetry Posts are a bi-monthly email of new poems by Phyllis Stowell with the intention of carrying on a poetic dialogue. Individuals who wish to respond are invited to send to me a quote, a lyrical paragraph or a poem of their own. If appropriate, I will post this response in the GUEST folder. If individuals prefer to write something personal not for the GUEST folder, I will respond by email. Posts will be archived for a limited period of time.
She asks what is sacred answers herself a mint stem's naked rootlets in a waterglass a second hand clicking blackwings plunging through an ocean of air a stab at the crown of [...]
It was Rabbit you blamed for eating the primrose In reality it was Squirrel munching and digging with his sharp rodent claws excavator acrobat evoking laughter his sandy-tan belly hugging the swaying birdfeeder foiled again [...]
Listening...we don't. The inner conversation never stops. It's a constant racket – Philip Glass Almost breathless I sat down in my balcony mid-center seat just as Pinchas Zukerman assured [...]
Between here and there one elongated time that began at the farthest reach glazed black pinnacles of rock minarets thrust skyward merging with wind-scoured boulders blocking passage north-northwest where you headed down the long beach you [...]