Side by side twin black

plastic lawn chairs sit in the

snow, not a flake on

them. The sun is bright,

the snow fresh. See forms create

expectations, some

of which go unful-

filled. One possibility

is this photograph.

Another is, I

sit down. It’s like a city

bench in the village.

Whatever. I was

bored, I’m no longer bored, this

walk has been special.

Author: Tom D'Evelyn

Tom D'Evelyn is a private editor and writing tutor in Cranston RI and, thanks to the web, across the US and in the UK. He can be reached at D'Evelyn has a PhD in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley. Before retiring he held positions at The Christian Science Monitor, Harvard University Press, Boston University and Brown University. He ran a literary agency for ten years, publishing books by Leonard Nathan and Arthur Quinn, among others. Before moving to Portland OR he was managing editor at Single Island Press, Portsmouth NH. He blogs at and other sites.

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