A poet of place, this chapbook was published by Shuffaloff Press in the “Local Habitations: Writings from Buffalo” series. Other writers in the series include John Clarke, David Tirrell, Elizabeth Willis, Marten Clibbens, Lisa Jarnot, Randy Prus, Sheryl Robbins, Bruce Holsapple, and the Shuffaloff editor Mike Baughn. Many of the poems in this collection have some specific location or person in the title.

The Kinderspielplatz / Halensee Park

Empty but sun’s warm
and the leaves of the beech,
maple, slur in the slight wid.
The long orange side
ripples broadly down
to sand where Willy was
so young, so young!

            Berlin, June 7,  1987


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