The Pear Eaters On raised legs the foxes slide their incisors over hard green pears suspended on the stem, still so firmly attached they do not fall to the ground to be finished off. Others fall, that foxes leave, having eaten carousels of bite-fulls, leaving others to the groundhog. I leave the incisored ones on the branch, rescue those untouched to bring inside to ripen. © Laura Rodley, 2019 Laura Rodley is a Massachusetts poet whose latest … [Read more...]
Laura Rodley has two new books!
Congrats to Laura Rodley. She has two new poetry books out this spring. Counter Point by Prolific Press came out March 22. I had the pleasure of reading it (and blurbing it). It’s a pirate tale, which will "transport you to the North Atlantic in the early 1700s. Novelistic in scope, Counter Point uses scene, dialogue, and action-driven narrative. And like any good novel, this book introduces an unforgettable character, Marie, an ordinary girl . . . who learns to navigate … [Read more...]