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A Journal of Haibun & Tanka Prose
Bob Lucky, General Editor & Ray Rasmussen, Technical Editor
January 2020 Vol. 15 No. 4

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Matthew Caretti

Round Trip
After Marie Howe’s “The Moment”

On the subway wall, her poem. The coming-out-of-nowhere moment. The white cotton curtains hanging still. I pause in the bustle with her. Remember my house. My own still curtains.

from a stranger’s earbuds curious rhythms of the city

Later I walk along the dark river. Look forward to my return to the Pennsylvania countryside. Yet I am here. Nothing happening in this moment. Maybe half a moment.

triboro bridge all the stars in the sky in the water


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