Metrical Friday

Metrical Friday: Father Outside

Father Outside By Nick Flynn and Josh Neufeld A black river flows down the center of each page & on either side the banks are wrapped in snow. My father is ink falling in tiny blossoms, a bottle wrapped in a paperbag. I want to believe that if I get the story right we will […]

Metrical Friday: My Father’s Hat

My Father’s Hat By Mark Irwin Sunday mornings I would reach high into his dark closet while standing    on a chair and tiptoeing reach higher, touching, sometimes fumbling    the soft crowns and imagine I was in a forest, wind hymning    through pines, where the musky scent of rain clinging to damp earth was    his scent […]