From the March 1994 Print Edition

Earth rotates on its axis faster in September than in March. –Chicago Standard NewsPast the mute brace of stone owlstethered wide-eyed to the nave roofof Saint Thomas, along the boulevardbetween blocks of night, streetlightsspill gold onto clusters of oaks;bare branches sway as if caughtin . . . . Continue Reading »

Night Growth

From the January 1994 Print Edition

The snow stuns the sky into quiet only the lake understands, restive beyond the gray stone breakwater. Across the street, my neighbor knows a green hope weaves a wooden trellis over a fresh-powdered walk, his jacket, a plaid patch on the shed doorknob. His brown daughter sprouts bud breasts under . . . . Continue Reading »