umbrellas rising, haiku by William McCrea Ramsey
umbrellas rising is William Ramsey’s depiction of the journey of a fluid self. Through these poems he recounts the tragedies, transitions, and personal uplifts in our post-modern era, wherein malleable social constructions are replacing the fixed, transcendent certainties of earlier times, creating unease, and even angst. In responding to these destabilizing circumstances, the “narrator” of these poems often reflects in the haiku way of wonder, as haiku’s subtle shifts in perception dislodge reason to plant new intuitions.
a firefly’s gleam plumbing the cosmos just that much my path to the path to the cabin in the woods — to use loneliness brushing new oils into my landscape sky — to improve heaven
Size: 4.25" x 6.5"
Binding: perfect softbound