Reaching For Longer Water brings the reader, the most compelling of his poems from his previous four collections, poems hailed by poetry luminaries, Edward Hirsch, Stanley Plumly, Robert Phillips, and Paul Mariani.
THE FRANK GAZE OF WOMEN
After Baudelaire’s “Exotic Scent”
Yes, yes, they bestow delights—
not only in the seedy way
we all know: they plant something
in the littoral vacancy
and in an instant there is an ineffable
fire—that forging force
on which so much more depends
than wheelbarrows & chickens.
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Published by Texas Review Press