Jordan Davis is Poetry Editor of The Nation. His most recent publication is POD | Poems on Demand (2011).
Photo credit: Alison Stine Davis
The Zen reflections in Philip Whalen's poetry have been collected in one beautiful book.
The landscape riffs on what works where,
Scrub brush dirt, scrub brush dirt, bougainvillea
Pamplemousse-style on sandstone
Declining to absorb