October on Lawlor’s Brook
From: Narrow Cradle
crucifying corey – first frost – starlings – back to the land of the living – ore pony – kneeling on cranberries – after wrestling with gabriel – the poem speaks back – once when I was drowning – deciduous – re: the last one in the sequence
WADE KEARLEY is the author of seven books, including the poetry collections Drawing on Water and Let Me Burn like This, and the travel books The People’s Road and The People’s Road Revisited, based on his 900-kilometer trek along Newfoundland’s abandoned rail line. He lives in St. John’s.