Monday, December 10, 2012

Dan Gutstein


The Great Blue is
a stripe of water
above water—Ponding—

Crisscross of raincolor minnows
at the Great Blue’s feet—
Pattern of revolution—Fabric—

Until the Great Blue lifts—
Coarse through coarse—
Beside the plate girder bridge—

Dan Gutstein is the author of two collections, non/fiction (stories) and Bloodcoal & Honey (poems), and his writing has appeared in 75 journals and anthologies. He lives in D.C., works a day job in Baltimore, and teaches night courses in the D.C. area. He blogs at