J. R. Solonche

The Insects

The insects
in the trees
are making
the sound
of machinery
mellowed mild
by the sun’s
golden oil.

J. R. Solonche has been publishing in magazines, journals, and anthologies since the early 70s. He is author of Beautiful Day (Deerbrook Editions), Won’t Be Long (Deerbrook Editions), Heart’s Content (Five Oaks Press), Invisible (Five Oaks Press), The Black Birch (Kelsay Books), and coauthor of Peach Girl: Poems for a Chinese Daughter (Grayson Books).