Issue 12 – Summer 2007 – Glenn Bach

Glenn Bach



snow, snow (spelling
of inches (footage 
one day for (a year
conflicting numbers
       as measured from 
mornings turn
       on the news

all the snow 
       in Albuquerque
roads closed due 
       to weather (out 
enough breaking clear 
morning just cold 
enough for (another 
       day as forecasted
snow continues (crescendo 
       of drifts (this
       struggle of trees 
       and powerlines under 
       the weight (sad fact 
never snows (havoc 
       on the road for weeks
snow is our fault
sunlight (storm making 
       another pass



Glenn Bach is a poet and sound artist from Long Beach, California.  His current project is Atlas Peripatetic, a long sequence inspired by the sounds of his morning walk to work.  Excerpts have appeared in such journals as Dusie, Jubilat, mprsnd, and Zafusy, and in future issues of Great Works and 42opus.