mjblathers

dark poet who loves to laugh


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call for submissions

Writers in the Grove will host their 8th annual LEND an EAR, COME and HEAR juried reading event on Saturday, July 8, 2017. We will be at the lovely rural setting of PLUM HILL WINERY in Gaston, OR from 10:30 to just after noon. Family friendly, and free admission. Submission is also free — please see writersinthegrove.com for information and forms to submit four minutes of prose, poetry, music, art…


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wind song

whispers of wind buffet

the long, hanging chimes

brushing, caressing, clambering

clanging non-melodic tones

that grow, invent, cry out

a music more complex

than reason

like love

we think we know

but when we feel

all sense staggers

our understanding

is captured on the wind