Jade Riordan- Poetry

FIELD GUIDE TO THE FUTURE : one foot forward, antler velvet of callouses. Again, step forward, tree bark papering the tongue and prospective words like panning for gold. O fogged apocalypse  exhale, fogged crystal ball breath. O praise the habit of winter, of shiver and thaw. Praise the belief in changes to come. DARKLY NOW , in dew-soaked thoughts & dawn -spun patience, I silhouette the echo  of yesterday against this tired sky.  Nightly now, I practice the quiet g...

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