Category Archives: Ontario

September 2015 Issue of Ygdrasil

Cover of Ygdrasil - Klaus J. Gerken

The September 2015 Issue of Ygdrasil is now available at The Library and Archives Canada or directly at http://users.synapse.net/kgerken … featuring work by Matthew Duggan, Eric Hoffman, John Grochalski, Gary Beck, Darren C. Demaree, Steve Slavin, Robert Martin, Ajise Vincent and Cailean Jack.

day

(Photo by Traffic Cam Ottawa Ontario)

Photo by Traffic Cam Ottawa Ontario

the rain pours down
upon the town
slishes splashes
on the ground

pedestrians run
to get away
under awnings
in doorways

umbrullas shiny
dot the streets
autos splash
the sidwalks neat

puddles plenty
children play
splish and splash
away the day

then a sliver
in the west
clouds will scatter
rain will rest

glory to the
setting sun
g’night to all
the day is done

kjg 1125am 25 aug 2015

March 2015 Issue of Ygdrasil

The March 2015 issue (263) of Ygdrasil, featuring The Blackbird Trilogy (3 plays) by Jack R. Wesdorp is now available at http://users.synapse.net/kgerken

YgdrasilKlausJGerken

Klaus J. Gerken is on Facebook. Contact him on kgerken@rogers.com and read latest poems in Ygdrasil – a Journal of the poetic Arts.

morning blues

Klaus J. Gerken

i
ain’t
know
the
ins
and
outs

i
can’t
tell
you
what
it’s
all
about

sometimes
maybe
i’ll
reveal
what
others
stake
upon
a
deal

but
right
now
i’m
just
too
damn
tired
to
give
a
hoot
about
flat
tires

kjg 610am 7 mar 2015

Klaus J. Gerken is on Facebook. Contact him on kgerken@rogers.com and read latest poems in Ygdrasil – a Journal of the poetic Arts.

reverse psychology

Klaus J. Gerken

in the springtime of the season
when the scent of lilac reasons
with the rising sun of amber
and passion raises clamour
love grows in the meadows
and lovers hide in shadows
where sunlight does not gather
and lovers know no failure
the spring is like a sailor
somewhat drunk to know her
yet strong enough to offer
the apple to the woman
she does not eat…the omen
wakes her intuition.

kjg 544am 23 dec 2014

Klaus J. Gerken is on Facebook. Contact him on kgerken@rogers.com and read latest poems in Ygdrasil – a Journal of the poetic Arts.