I Cannot Paint – by Jeremy Proehl

(Alpena walk September 28, 2022)

but I can say
Queen Anne’s lace
trees, bare

I cannot paint
but I can say
October tugs
at September

Jeremy ProehlJeremy Proehl’s poems have appeared in: Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center’s Edith Chase Symposium, Hessler Street Fair, and #ThisIsCle Poetry Anthologies, Headline Poetry & Press, Ink, Sweat, and Tears, Poetry Pea, Muleskinner Journal, Panoply, The Westchester Review and other publications. He was mentioned in the August 2019 issue of The New Yorker and has attended workshops at Bread Load (Vermont and Sicily), Napa Valley, Catamaran, and Lost Lake.