Poetry

Knute Skinner: Five Poems

The Dead About Us   Is it long now? Not as long as it might be but long enough.   We have that in mind as we set our work aside, telling ourselves that it can wait for again.   For a time, the restless air is all that moves us.   And then we begin to notice whatever else. The dead about us for one thing, their presence known as the moon falls across the enclosures and known again as the stones begin standing out.   Is it long now? It’s long, no question about it. Although our work…

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