Tuesday, September 14, 2021

new from above/ground press: Mushrooms Yearly Planner, by Jen Tynes

Mushrooms Yearly Planner
Jen Tynes

Running late because the moon has been
invisible—it’s easy to cut out some

greens and lower the chest
into others; the feeling of sensors

dead-headed so the brain can tilt
slightly down, express a joy aureole.

Receptive kinks and receptive rain fall,
in the garden only half the rockets put down roots

and on the trail the lower belly of the mustard-
colored amphibian reacts earlier in time

than limbs or oxygen. Even the sky turns baby
blue when the body is ovulating. It’s Memorial

Day, three more months of surplus
firecrackers in the stuck dark.
published in Ottawa by above/ground press
September 2021
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Jen Tynes
is the author of several books and chapbooks, most recently Hunter Monies (Black Radish Books). She edits The Magnificent Field and Horse Less Press, and she teaches and walks in Michigan.

To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; in US, add $2; outside North America, add $5) to: rob mclennan, 2423 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa ON K1H 7M9. E-transfer or PayPal at rob_mclennan (at) hotmail.com or the PayPal button at www.robmclennan.blogspot.com

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