Jim Harrison

Magazine Arts & Culture

Sunlight

After days of darkness I didn’t understanda second of yellow sunlighthere and gone through a hole in cloudsas quickly as a flashbulb, an immensememory of a moment of grace withdrawn.It is said that we are here but seconds in cosmictime, twelve and a half billion years,but who is saying this and why?In the Salt Lake […]

By Jim Harrison

Magazine Arts & Culture

After Ikkyu

for Jack Turner 1. Our minds buzz like beesbut not the bees’ minds.It’s just wings not heartthey say, moving to another flower.  2. The well pit is beneath where the pumpshed burnedyears ago with a living roar, a fire lion. Down in the pit, charred timbers, green grass, one burdock,a vernal pool where frogs live trapped […]

By Jim Harrison
Temple
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