Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Properties of Dust: The Red Car

Mt. Hood, Oregon - Spring 2004 -

Apologies to Bill²
So much depends upon
the red car
dusted with mountain ash damp with morning dew
the door too slippery for one son
while the younger laughs and climbs up into his car seat.

Mt. Hood, Oregon - Spring 2004 -

The Properties of Dust
The Properties of Dust was a small book I put together in 2005 for a desktop publishing class at Portland State University. Many of these pieces were written specifically for the book project, and the rest date back to as early as 1990.  The pieces were accompanied by a photo or two in the original book, but, in most cases, I am using different, more recent, photos with this series of posts.




The Red Car
Something Lost
After the War

Love Poems

Lassen Volcanic National Park, California - July 2004 -

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