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.
Rodney Torreson: Power Lines
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 […]
Rodney Torreson: Bull Calf Stood that First Time in the Field
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 […]