The Offering by Sky Black

The Offering by Sky Black

Exile

by Howie Good

Looking serious
and faintly melancholy,
a grounded sparrow
gazes skyward,
a little feather hat
in hues of brown
tending toward gold.

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Howie Good’s latest poetry collections are Bad for the Heart (Prolific Press) and Dark Specks in a Blue Sky (Another New Calligraphy). He is recipient of the 2015 Press Americana Prize for Poetry for his forthcoming collection Dangerous Acts Starring Unstable Elements.