Sunday, 30 December 2007

December, 2002 by Alan Britt

Whoever heard of a photograph
staring back at you
making you uncomfortable?

I mean, what’s that all about?

Making you nervous,
like you needed to stand up
and perform some official duty?

Damn photograph just found me
in my burrow
deep in December.



Alan Britt, MD, USA

3 comments:

Crafty Green Poet said...

Alan Britt teaches English/Creative Writing at Towson University. His recent books are Vermilion (2006), Infinite Days (2003), Amnesia Tango (1998) and Bodies of Lightning (1995). The Poetry Library (www.poetrymagazines.org.uk) providing a free access digital library of 20th & 21st century English poetry magazines with the aim of preserving them for the future has included Britt’s work published in Fire (UK) in their project. Britt recently served as Panel Chair for Poetry Studies & Creative Poetry for the PCA/ACA Conference 2007 in Boston and will chair the panel again for the PCA/ACA Conference 2008 in San Francisco. Alan lives in Reisterstown, Maryland with his wife, daughter, two Bouviers des Flandres, and two formerly feral cats.

Poetman said...

I like this - reminds me of a photo on one of my recent post called wrinkled man...that photo sorta kinda spooks me...so I wrote about it

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