Poems and photos: A collaboration, Part 1

Photo by Joseph Michael

A bridge stretches the length of a sentence

and the sky splinters into fingers

spread wide from an open palm.

His palms press against rust-smooth metal,

hands that will smell

like pocket-warm pennies

for the rest of Sunday.


The first in an on-going collaboration with the wonderful photographer Joseph Michael — a photo for a poem, a poem for a photo…and on and on we go…