Poetry - Issue 15 | June 2012

Roman Haiku by Richard Kenney


Columnar sunlight
Aslant across the curve, moves:
Mortar and pestle.

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About the author

Richard Kenney’s most recent book, The One Strand River was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 2008. He lives with his family on the Olympic Peninsula, and teaches at the University of Washington. He has seen a jungle, a desert, and a glacier, but he prefers Italy.

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