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Brooks Haxton

Summer 2008

Song of the Indigo Bunting

By Brooks Haxton

“Fire fire! Where where? Here here.” Blue: three down-curved dark blue yellow-throated sepals and three upright narrower blue petals, swamp flag, flame shape from the grave beside the river. Listen: […]

Summer 2002

As Far as I Could Tell

By Brooks Haxton

After they pulled my wisdom tooth both eyeballs ached into their moorings. Something with spurs had lodged behind my eardrum. Dawn came, vague with codeine and the sound of rain, […]