My thanks to Editor Louise Mather and Guest Readers: Letitia Jiju & Matthew M.C. Smith. My poem is paired with a stunning photograph by Sylvia Santiago. I am fascinated by cave paintings and those who painted them.
Merril D. Smith – Horses
“The day we saw the horses,
like apparitions, pale against the rocks,
time froze. . .”
You can read the rest of the poem, here. But do please check out the rest of the issue, too!
I have a poem up in this month’s Visual Verse. I am in good company in this issue:
Jane Dougherty, Kerfe Roig, and Luanne Castle are among the published responses (so far) to this month’s image by Olga Naida. The Visual Verse images are always . . .unusual. You can read my poem, “Near Miss,” and see the image here.