In Memory of J.R.
"Your youngster likes to draw, and read, and play
As though I didn't know at all my ten
I wondered had she drunk straight from the spout
she wanted common sense—just mouthing dung
I stood—her eyes went wide—said, "Mary Lynn,
by Leland Jamieson
Photo by Keba Evans Copyright 2006
Leland Jamieson, a performing arts center manager for most of his working life, is retired and lives in East Hampton, Connecticut, USA. His recent and forthcoming work appears in Bellowing Ark, Barefoot Muse, ShatterColors, Raintown Review, and 3rd Muse. He has gathered over 50 published formal poems (all with optional streaming audio) under the title Needles in a Pinewood on a newly redesigned site. He is hawking a full-length book manuscript by the same name.
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