How Poetry Comes to Me: A Response to Gary Snyder

203461_1043105893_7925013_n_biggerby Joshua Converse05 Jul 2013

It comes insinuated in bus stop sentences,
innocuous as an assassin.
Masquerading as conversation at kitchen counters
gleaming in the silence of empty airport
moments no one notices passing by
passing by…
It is present;

here.

You have only to reach out.