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Friday, November 30, 2007


after e e cummings

by Earl J. Wilcox

who used to
ride a hardracing bike
fasterthanaspeeding                       bullet

and jump over carsand buses        justlikethat!

what I want to know is
how do we expect to


He was one of a kind!

Earl J. Wilcox founded The Robert Frost Review, which he edited for more than a decade. His poetry was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize.