sho July, 2014 | The Poetry of Lee Kisling

Month: July 2014

How the Music Came to My Father

Soon to be published in Sixfold   How the Music Came to My Father Sort of a miracle, you might say because I never saw or heard him practice. Just one day there he was playing an accordion in… Read More

Kindly Give Up

Soon to be published in Sixfold   Kindly Give Up Kindly give up these seats for the elderly and the daft, arthritic abuelos singing pharmacy songs. Kindly give them up. Where they have been you are going. Where… Read More

Borrowings

Soon to be published in Sixfold    Borrowings Here is the imaginary library where you can borrow a father—a book you didn’t finish. Old books about fathers and grandfathers with brittle pages, pictures and maps of Kansas and… Read More

Write 50 Times

Write 50 Times Soon to be published in Sixfold (for Dave Moses) 1. I will not chew gum in class. I will 2. not chew gum in class. I will 3. not gum in class chew. I will… Read More