05/06/2017

A house is premised on
the hopefulness of doorways.
Mushroom spores lie dormant,
thunderless, in nearby loam.

BIO:

Michael Jones has taught since 1990 in Oakland (CA) public schools. His work has appeared in Atlanta Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Confrontation, etc., and in a chapbook, Moved (Kattywompus, 2016).
MORE POEMS:

11/22/2010
'The Great American Novel', Kate Angus


11/11/2009
'Civilization and Its Discontents', Don Share


05/01/2013
'Untitled (tanka by shōgun Minamoto no Sanetomo)', Christian Bancroft