Poem: Decoration Day

Posted by ractrose on 8 Mar 2022 in Art, Poems

      Decoration Day   There is a gentling terrain Of tussocked bluestem parchment brown Straw that compliments a bloom Turning the new leaves glaucous Color schemed by negligence Sallow below, a bloodless husk calicoed into cloth And lichen over stone and marbled bone Verdigris, vanilla…moss viridian Will here be advertised by name An […]

Catastrophe (part sixteen)

Jean Hess La Catastrophe de la Martinique (part sixteen)                           XI. The Day of the 8th at Fort-de-France The account of the newspaper L’Opinion     As a journalist, I naturally asked a fellow journalist for the story of the “terrible day”. The […]