a ritual for the twenty-third Total Lunar Eclipse of this century © Vincent Hostak, November 7, 2022 Sit by a retaining pond which held back the flood Or, if your hand is steady raise a spoon of clear water one which carried food to your family’s lips. Sit quietly, as you would to honor oneContinue reading “Eklipsis”
A poem for Emily Dickinson on Her birthday, December 10 In late 2019/early 2020 I wrote the following poem in and around Emily Dickinson’s birthday. “For Emily Dickinson” was published to Sonder Midwest, Issue V in Spring 2020 where it was paired to a facing page featuring the powerful and innovative artwork of Leah Oates.Continue reading “The Beetle or the Bellflower”
Break from the guard you’ve fastened here
and heave all husks into the air.