50 It’s a crowbar someone left on the side of the freeway after changing a flat tire at two a.m. No one knows how that bar worked its way to the middle of the lane where you are speeding, distracted by an old song. It’s a canoe someone dragged ashore well beyond the water, or maybe the water has receded; either way you cannot launch the boat alone where you want … [Read more...]
About Jim Richards
Jim Richards’ poems have been nominated for Best New Poets, two Pushcart Prizes, and have appeared recently in Sugar House Review, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Southern Poetry Review, South Carolina Review, Juked, Comstock Review, Cumberland River Review and others. He lives in eastern Idaho’s Snake River valley and has received a fellowship from the Idaho Commission on the Arts. Visit jim-richards.com and find him on Twitter @50beforea50.