She knocked the hat off my heart
Not just because I paint in pastel and oil,
But because of the Basho splash--
Wet-sounded for life from head to foot.
[First published in Ascent Aspirations]
by curved eucalyptus leaves
that skit in the gutter
[First published in lyrical passion poetry]
Daniel Wilcox's wandering lines have appeared in many magazines including Enhance, Word Riot, Static Movement, Write Room and Dead Snakes. Three large collections of his published poetry are in print: Dark Energy, Psalms, Yawps, and Howls, and selah river.
He also has a speculative novel, The Feeling of the Earth which was published in December 2013. All four books are available from Barnes & Noble, local bookstores, libraries, and Amazon.
Before that, he hiked through Nebraska, Cal State University Long Beach (Creative Writing), Montana, Pennsylvania, Europe, Palestine/Israel, Arizona...Now he resides with his wife on the central coast of California.