Saturday, October 6, 2018

Near the Inter-Urban Trail, After Working Evening Shift, by Richard Widerkehr

Richard Widerkehr’s second book of poems is In the Presence of Absence
(MoonPath Press). He has three chapbooks and one novel, Sedimental
Journey (Tarragon Books). Recent work has appeared in Rattle, Arts & Letters,
and Bellevue Literary Review. Richard’s poems are forthcoming in Atlanta
Review, Blueline, and Natural Bridge. He reads poetry for Shark Reef Review.

About the poem:

I wrote the first draft of “Near The Interurban Trail, After Working Evening Shift”
back in 1985 when I had a German Shepherd-Collie mix who was fun, smart, and

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