Published: June 10, 2010 [125 copies]
John Repp‘s most recent collections are Heart of Joy (short fiction, March Street Press, 2009) and Fever (poetry, Mayapple Press, 2007). Professor of English at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, he is the book columnist of Great Lakes Life Magazine, makes frequent appearances in the book pages of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and lives in Erie with his wife, the visual artist Katherine Knupp, and their son, Dylan. His compulsively updated website can be found at http://users.edinboro.edu/jrepp/.
grape hyacinths tall
as my ankle till
she snips them
Kathy lounged on the porch swing reading the paper a warm
November Sunday as I dug the bed & pressed the bulbs in. What
luck! She stayed for dinner & in the morning, I caressed her awake,
huge, confused flies blundering against the window.
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