Rodney Torreson’s book of poetry about the New York Yankees, The Ripening of Pinstripes was published by Story Line Press in 1998. A book of his rural poems will be issued by New Issues Press in early 2001.
are always trying to pull this world tight, bale us with wire, place us into a spastic nerve barn. The power lines keep good company, hanging about with trees, connecting to cathedrals and their vision, inviting to birds and their twitter. Four lines high, they disguise a musical staff, only to break the view at […]
my head near his as if joined at the neck swung from some clumsy history in hiding. How enmity between beast and man slept where I would pet! Conflagrations buried in the nubs of his horns soon would have the error of matches when they flared and he would blindly swing his head, our hearts […]