David Bottoms

(1949 / Georgia / United States)

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  • Warren Falcón Warren Falcón (4/7/2014 2:06:00 PM)

    Synchronicity this a.m. when finding your poem Kelly Sleeping in my inbox via Poem-A-Day of poets.org and then open Poemhunters here and see your name on the list of just published poems on the site. Moved by the Kelly Dreaming poem I shared it on my Facebook page...and now there are all these to read and savor. The title alone of In A U-Haul North of Damascus evokes or is a poem all by itself. Happy to have discovered your work. All the best.

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A Walk To Carter's Lake

Look, above the creek, hummingbirds in the trumpet vine.
Not too close, wait. See the green blurs
stitching the leaves?
Here at the edge of the millennium
I don't imagine
you'd call them anything as archaic as angels.
But aren't they agents of a sort, and secret,
dissolving and solidifying,
spying from their constantly shifting perches of air,

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