Looking along the creek, the sky Was filled with swallows circling, And further up, more swallows Circling, and, beyond, there were Dots that were swallows circling, And out of sight, more swallows still.
John Leonard’s latest collection, Braided Lands, was published by the Ginninderra Press in 2010. His essay on Daoism and poetry, The Way of Poetry, was published by Three Pines Press in 2011. His website is www.jleonard.net.
© John Leonard
Overland 204-spring 2011, p. 115
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