Sunday, April 8, 2012

Bob Arnold: Forever

Cover of Bob Arnold's Forever


Two little beauties from Bob Arnold's new tiny little booklet, Forever.  The handmade paper cover, delightful photos, illustrations and fine poems comprise a production any small press maven might envy (and collector might covet). I don't see it mounted up on the Longhouse website  (oh, here it is)yet, so if you are interested, drop Bob a line at <poetry at sover dot net>, substituting @ for at, and . for dot.

The First Step To Independence
Breaking worse
what you try
to fix

Tobacco Road
what a corny

and how
I can't

forget the
old fella's

                                                       Bob Arnold

my eternal youth ornament--
just three cents
of emperor's pine
     translated by David G. Lanoue


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Anonymous said...

A gem of a book. Thanks for the glance. It's reviewed at word pond – . ~ Donna

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

Thanks, Donna, that it is ...