Where Is Paradise

Chopping wood                      the short swing works best maul lifted to eye level, aim, quick arc          and oak quarter splits to eighths          red raw wood breathes out                      a sweet nutty scent fresh resin. Later, swim off the sweat          in cool Santa Ynez river          pool                     cloaked below the surface                     turtles poke …

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PoJo #6 is here

Our topic for show #6: Shark Week! Poems, fiction, and nonfiction on sharks, the ocean, ecology, and human-animal interactions. All set to undanceable beats. Includes poems by Michael McClure, Mary Oliver, Carl Sandburg, DH Lawrence, and Herman Melville. Also fiction and nonfiction by writers like Rachel Carson, Eugenie Clark, Ernest Hemingway, Herman Melville, Jules Verne, …

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