Poems and Texts

“Some Abandoned Lines” by Thomas Meyer

Some Abandoned Lines

at least one bud
on that blackthorn
below Low Barn
this year, last, yes
& the year before

showed its white nib
ealier than the rest
ab la dolchor for Paul

Thomas Meyer

Thomas Meyer grew up in Seattle, graduated from Bard College. His most recent books of poetry are Essay Stanzas (The Song Cave) and Kintsugi (Flood Editions), and most recent translations are Easy Answers: The I Ching (BlazeVOX), Beowulf(punctum), and the Daode jing (Flood Editions). A reprint of Staves Calends Legends is in the offering from the press.