Black Lawrence Press
August 30, 2012

“April Snow”

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The new issue of the Spoon River Poetry Review is out with work from Jean Valentine, Marcela Sulak, Joshua Corey, Jeff Friedman, Hoa Nguyen, Yu Xiang, Rachel Zucker, and a poem by Jason Tandon:

APRIL SNOW

After we have pushed back

from the Easter table,

retired to the front porch

bathed in a late afternoon sun

where a couple of uncles

still have room to guzzle beer

and suck the salty marrow

from the cracked shanks of a roasted lamb,

an evening flurry

thickens overnight

into a six-inch snuffing

of the sodden, spring green.

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To read the whole poem, please consider pre-ordering a copy of Jason’s forthcoming collection Quality of Life. Thank you for your support!