G. Louis Heath
G. Louis Heath, Ph.D., Berkeley, 1969, is Emeritus Professor, Ashford University, Clinton, Iowa. He enjoys reading his poems at open mics. He often hikes along the Mississippi River, stopping to work on a poem he pulls from his back pocket, weather permitting. He has published poems in a wide array of journals. His books include Leaves Of Maple and Long Dark River Casino.
No dogs bark, no cats yowl, no pigeons
Murmur coos. My town that was lies before
Me, now a tearful city, a maze of wretched,
Windowed blocks shuttered. Midnight chimes,