Allan Peterson


Saviors Saviors

Spiders under the furniture cut loose the papery drained bodies as simple testaments of just how valuable they have been how surrounded we were…

Jul 14, 2020 / Books & the Arts / Allan Peterson

Koi Koi

Koi converse in slow circles of what we have not seen Mercy and the dark bottom of the pond The recirculating pump we call karma is only a sound and mysterious as well being A comforting surrounding to lives of endless destinations

Jan 21, 2015 / Books & the Arts / Allan Peterson

Confession Confession

I read the chemistry so I think of my windows as thick syrup and I do see a whole world stuck to them so I believe it Somehow twenty pelicans just now escaped with their shadows but the oaks and palmettos are struggling wildly to get loose If they can’t do it with a thousand hands how could we with two Our predicament had been holding two things true at the same time It was worse actually We knew truth between them and did nothing

Apr 21, 2011 / Books & the Arts / Allan Peterson