Click here to read some poems by an outstanding poet and editor and TTR friend, Nate Pritts.
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TTR is proud to present a work of poetry by Broc Rossell.
The Acropolis She was saying nothing with stones. The sun barely warmed her blood. Once a century she dreams but they are shadows of fishes, she sleeps deeply under trees. He dreams of trees, surrounded by stone. He passes sunlight over himself with one small beam, running a matchbook over his rib. When she smells [...]
We’re pleased to present excellent poems by TTR advisory board member and friend Martin Lammon.
Wives’ Tales Newlywed mothers hear stories, how killing a spider is bad luck. How daddy longlegs, mouthless, conceals poison in its belly, maybe the death of curious children. Grandmothers-to-be tell tales about neglected doll-babies, chubby fingers spooning husks of flies and cobwebs into their pretty mouths. When I lived in Costa Rica, I saw a [...]
Heaven Sent God forbid, my neighbor should croak and be Heaven sent, dragging his yawping dogs with him. God forbid, they should prowl their lazy master’s gold leaf streets and wild gardens hereafter, where resurrected rabbits, fearless, nibble radishes and romaine lettuce. God forbid, my neighbor’s hounds be forced to sniff unscented, sexless air, spin [...]
The Animals Are Out Sunday morning, the animals are out: woodpecker, squirrels, my neighbor’s dogs. I hear claws scratching, look up, and damn if those squirrels aren’t racing up and down my sweet gum tree. There goes that pileated pecker, hammering the dead pine. And the dogs? Don’t get me started. They could wake the [...]