Tom Montag… Evening, The First Day


Evening, The First Day

All these

things dis-


connected —

sky, heart,





The wind shoulders

its way in again.


Darkness forces

the sun down.



the sky opens


to mysteries

beyond –


the stars.


Tom Montag is most recently the author of In This Place: Selected Poems 1982-2013. In April 2015 he was the featured poet at Atticus Review [ ]. Other recent poems will be found at Blue Heron, Hamilton Stone Review, The Homestead Review, Little Patuxent Review, Town Creek Poetry, Wilderness House Literary Review, and others.

Copyright © 2016 by Tom Montag









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