Thursday 5 February 2015

2 Poems by Daniel Wilcox

Moon River

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]


horse trailer
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.

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