Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Bigness of Small Poems – # 23 in a Series – Heidi Garnett’s Poetry of Witness

Hatchling A TV screen flickers blue in a darkened living room. A man sits on a back stoop with his dog. He scans the sky for signs of thinning cracks, something chipping in the sky’s brittle shell with its egg tooth. A night heron, rune for soul, pierces a minnow with its sharp eye. The […]

The Bigness of Small Poems – # 22 in a Series – Cohen and Zwicky

SUMMER HAIKU for Frank and Marion Scott Silence and a deeper silence when the crickets hesitate Leonard Cohen from Leonard Cohen: Selected Poems 1956-1968, McClelland & Stewart, 1968 I am home now from my two weeks away in the U.S. and Calgary reading from my new book and leading retreats and workshops. I am so […]