Tuesday, March 22, 2016

New Poetry by Don Thompson

T&R Farms

A brisk, self-confident wind
touches the brackish pond—
a sludge green that broods
and broods until
it becomes almost black.

Nothing happens: Sometimes
the wind has to move on
without moving the water.

- Don Thompson 2016

Don Thompson was born and raised in Bakersfield, California, and has lived in the southern San Joaquin Valley for most of his life.  He has been publishing poetry since the early sixties, including a dozen books and chapbooks.  For more information and links to his publication, visit his website San Joaquin Ink (don-e-thompson.com).

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