I believe Bret is a very good poet. He seems to know what it takes to be a good poet. His rime and rhythm is evenly matched, and he knows how to convey his message in his poem. His poetry is flowing and soothing to the ear. He is one of the best modern poets on this site.
i really enjoy your work...i feel the sense of time given your words, as if you choose them as one chooses the ripest cherries in the pile. clever and from an honest place.
Gossamers For Puppets
Old men who used to be convicts Sleep near the sea— For a thousand miles up and down— Old men, And white birds, Anything but vultures circling above The miserable clouds, Like a story book for kidnapped girls— Like long lines waiting for a popular