October 28, 2011

Mike White

BASHO, GLIMPSED

miles from
anywhere, NV

head down
walking

          nothing
on his back

but the moon

from Rattle #26, Winter 2006

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Mike White: “For me, the writing of poems requires an equal measure of trust and luck. I write to see what will happen. Some days are better than others. It’s like fishing. The first line is the reluctant worm. I have a cooler full of worms. A head full of fish.”