Issue 1 Cover Poecology

Issue 1


Robert Ricardo Reese


The Evening of Salinas Valley Seen from Santa Lucia Ridge


tired   i am difficult like a piece of land
rough   dusty   poor
i have gray skies   dark cloaking clouds—
empty   a tired plot of earth
black as the ocean below the deep
i have ridges and chasms
vast and shaded
like waters of a tinted glass
flurried like the wind—
on the narrow road
       my long day— parts its grains—