Sunday, March 27, 2011

Brian Foley [Part Two]


in the former

the sun stands

my calluses fall off
just an hour
from darkless

dumb impersonates
calm with
a conversation feel

the eye that puckers
at mine

the eye one half
my own fault

Brian Foley is the author of the chapbooks The Constitution (Horseless Press, 2011) & The Black Eye (Brave Men Press, 2010). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston ReviewSpringgunAction YesSaltgrassColumbia Poetry JournalPoor Claudia, & elsewhere. He curates the jubilat reading series in Amherst, MA, and co-runs Brave Men Press.