August 9, 2011

3 Short Poems by Corey Cook

cardinal at rest
red STOP sign

cardinal flourishes
amid red haze
of maple buds

"Standing at the Window When the Doctor Calls"

diagnosis –
deer retreats from field,
white flag raised 

Corey Cook's second chapbook, What to Do with a Dying Parakeet, was released in 2009 by Pudding House Publications. His work has recently appeared in blackdahlia, Brevities, Cherry Blossom Review, and Mat Black Online Magazine. Corey edits The Orange Room Review with his wife, Rachael. They live in New Hampshire with their two daughters. 

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