J. R. Solonche

To My Eyes

Thanks, Brother Eyes,
if it hadn’t been
for you two guys,
I would have died
face down
in a rice paddy in ‘Nam
in 1965,
and here we are

J.R. Solonche is author of Beautiful Day (Deerbrook Editions), Won’t Be Long (Deerbrook Editions), Heart’s Content (Five Oaks Press), Invisible (Five Oaks Press), and The Black Birch (Kelsay Books).