Verse by Caleb Mannan

If you like Robert Service, Longfellow, Tolkien, Milton, Robinson Jeffers, Whitman, Poe, The Bible, Tennyson, Ray Bradbury, life, death, Untermeyer, Pound, Donne, joy, sorrow, Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, Robert Graves, children, beauty, Dante, Tom Waits, then set yourself down beside this fire.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Stevens County Verses

Old man
fixing a barbwire fence
near your red pickup in the rain
I rejoice in you


on the right a crow takes to the air
as a coyote crosses the road from the left
I slow to let them pass
knowing this is a cosmic connection
I may never comprehend