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:

02/27/2011
'from “In the Language of Tongues”', Emily Benton


02/01/2012
'The Escape', Ryan Vine


04/12/2010
'Pastoral', Matthew Ladd