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).
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09/28/2010
'Firmament', Heather Cousins


10/05/2009
'From a Collapsed Hay Bale', Colin Pope


11/26/2012
'It’s not the bed that’s a boat', Corinna McClanahan Schroeder