Monthly Archives: July 2019

Book Review

Peter Graarup Westergaard’s new book of poetry, Danish Northwest, is one I savored slowly, not wanting to finish. And when I did, I began to read it again. The book was written originally in the dialect of Northwestern Denmark and … Continue reading

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Blueberries are Ripening

  Blueberries They were heaven—sweet food from the fairy realm. We picked along the road into  the field where three sheep watched us warily, then into the woods at the swamp. The first time mum and I picked blueberries I … Continue reading

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Early July Warms

The Rose The rose reflects in the stag’s eye. Held close drops of blood fall onto crimson petals, mix in salty tears, onto the waiting one The stag raises his head, sniffs the air. Pine needles crackle under his weight. … Continue reading

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