The Hermit Poet

March 12, 2006

More poems find a home

Filed under: General — Neil Aitken @ 11:55 pm

Checking my email this weekend I discovered that Avatar Review has accepted three of my poems for publication. I’ll post a link when their issue is up (expected in May). Till then, I’ll just tease you with the titles: “Considering Photography,” “To the Street Musician,” and “Seeking Shelter at -50″ and a few lines from one of them:

from “Seeking Shelter at -50″

Outside the thin wooden walls,
the wind-driven branches tapped
like blind men or perhaps
a prisoner in solitary
testing the depth of his world.

3 Responses to “More poems find a home”

  1. Michael Says:

    Very nice teaser! Congrats, Neil.

  2. Pris Says:

    congrats! yes, you ARE a tease:-)

  3. Mary Chi- Says:

    Congratulations, but not too surprising there! Just want to suggest that your UC Riverside program submit an AWP proposal? The deadline is May 1, the link to the form is

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