a heron hides
its legs in the shallow pond
can a woman lose herself
in the digital sea
Gusts, 18, Fall/Winter 2013
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Carol Purington belongs to a farm family whose routines are shaped by seasonal context, and her tanka, both their natural imagery and their emotional shadings, emerge from this lifelong grounding. Faces I Might Wear is her newest collection.