The Daily Turn #17: What Does a Poet Do All Day?

What does a poet do all day?I can only speculate,but have the feelingthat in this particular thick Georgia summer,it has something to dowith cataloging the daily intensitiesof rain.He studies and recordsin a landscape ofbuckets and beakers,prisms and pyrex(for the sake of the future),the effects of rainon the fragranceand colorof the world.

The Daily Turn #13: Daddy’s Garden

Walking again today through my Daddy’s garden I become a child. The scent of honey-sweet allysum is carried by the first wind of the end of summer. I can not find a poetic way to say that the towering hastas smell like honeysuckle and gardenias combined, but I don’t mind, because I do not yet read…