Poetry

Two Poems

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Table, 2 After Milosz An empty table, an empty tavern, that image haunts her departure. Everything else is cheap silverware, finger-marked wine stems. Like…

Panthalassa

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The light that hummed in the amniotic sea The algae that latticed itself into Tokyo-sized mats in the shallows The moment the world became...

Three Poems

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Chorus Frog The season of cracking open, bloodroot,  egg strings. My grandmother chops the cloddy  ground. Many years without him. Onion sets,  new moon...

Two Poems

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Walking the Arroyo I kneel at the altar of stone, quartz-veined and creek-cut to trace volcanic memories. The urgency of cicadas sings through the...

Amano

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Inspired by Frank Relle's "Amano," Jack Bedell composed his ekphrastic poem of the same name. Amano —Frank Relle Gallery, NOLA¹ Even what’s left of...

Nuclear Family

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“The militarization of light has been widely acknowledged as a historical rupture that brought into being a continuous Nuclear Age, but less understood is...