James Lee Jobe

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  • James Lee Jobe (11/30/2005 8:56:00 AM)

    Thanks to everyone for your comments, I appreciate it! Isn't this a cool website?


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  • Max Reif (11/29/2005 10:41:00 AM)

    I haven't read all of James Lee Jobe's poems yet, but enough to know I've found a poet who paints pictures that I can instantly and clearly see, and that are worth seeing! That's quite a talent. I've also discovered-one example is the poem 'Coexistence'-how James effortlessly makes a poem work on both a mundane and a mythic level-wonderful because our lives are like that, too.
    I look forward to reading more of James' work.


It's mid-winter and the sunrise knows it, and wakes me
with a shudder; I'm just a man.

For 5 cold mornings in a row, the beautiful pheasant
has come to our patio to steal some of the dry catfood,
sometimes right in front of my cat.

The house is still, and I enjoy the Sunday newspaper
with strong, dark coffee; the smell of it dances

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