Congratulations to my friend, and poet, Kimberly Burwick, on her beautiful new poetry collection titled Good Night Brother, published by, and available for purchase at, Burnside Review Press. Here is one of my favorites:
What Began in Nineteen Sixty-Nine
Glory all the way to the trees, white lilacs on cut grass, then nothing but the setting flatness of short grains upon drifts of weeds. I waste what stillness turns the decaying robins bright, knowing you might live longer than I wish, beyond the deaf green paradise of home, longer than the hanging lemons large enough to tremble and sway. I’ve come to believe you can’t touch me, only the sun letting go of terribly red ditches.
Check out Kimberly’s previous collections:
Has No Kinsmen (Red Hen Press, 2006) and
Horses in the Cathedral (Anhinga Press, 2011) – winner of the Robert Dana Prize.
Support our beloved poets! The world is much richer because of their gifts. Click on above links to purchase Burwicks’ previously published works. So glad Kimberly continues to send her beautiful spirit, and beautiful words, out into the world.