A. L. Breitling

Rookie (02/28/66 / Tennessee)

A. L. Breitling Poems

1. Caliban 10/8/2005
2. Circum 10/8/2005
3. Ichthys 10/8/2005
4. To Beauty 10/8/2005
5. Kamera 10/8/2005
6. Affair 10/8/2005
7. Prelude To A Dream 10/8/2005
8. The Metaphysics Of Surf - A Sestina 11/6/2005
9. Red 10/8/2005
10. Soldier 10/8/2005
11. Dun Glasses And Elixir Mine 10/8/2005
12. Hub 10/8/2005
13. Pastoral Sense 10/8/2005

Comments about A. L. Breitling

  • Mary Ramey (10/24/2006 8:51:00 PM)

    Don't think this writer is 'dead' exactly. Think she just stopped writing.

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Best Poem of A. L. Breitling

Pastoral Sense

This old moon, which waits
like an unsprung cat behind the storm,
is waxing ever so imperceptibly in my mind.
Days now steep like tea bags
in the liquid necessity of night
until a brew is made and dreams creep in
to mix a bitter sweetness of the theft of time.
The illusion of the night’s withdrawal
is shattered by the remnant shadow that surrounds
as I am drawn into the cavern of a fallen acorn-cup.
Along the horizon of the hill
the shadows of the stricken fence stand waiting,
watching, looking like so many ancient men
attending evening church service, ...

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