May 6, 2013

Sunflowers, Sunflowers, Sunflowers by Martin Willitts, Jr.

Based on Van Gogh’s Sunflower paintings
Note: Sunflowers draw toxins out of the ground
I carry armfuls of sunflowers into my room,
scatter them across my yellow bed,
plow deep into them,
tossing them as poems, the thickness of paint,
some enter into my skin —
love is here! love is here! love is here!

Martin Willitts Jr has forthcoming poetry books includimg “Waiting For The Day To Open Its Wings” (UNBOUND Content, 2013), “Art Is the Impression of an Artist” (Edgar and Lenore's Publishing House, 2013), “City Of Tents” (Crisis Chronicles Press, 2013), "A Is for Aorta" (Seven Circles Press, e-book, 2013), "Swimming In the Ladle of Stars" (Kattywompus Press, 2013), “Late All Night Sessions with Charlie “the Bird” Parker and the Members of Birdland, in Take-Three” (A Kind Of a Hurricane Press, ebook, 2013) and he is the winner of the inaugural Wild Earth Poetry Contest for his full length collection “Searching For What Is Not There” (Hiraeth Press, 2013).

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