Are you living for nothing now? Hope you're keeping some kind of record . . .
It was -29° this morning here by the river. One local weather station reported -36°. The river is steaming & the sky is that limpid yellow-blue in the east this morning. Fortunately, I don’t have to go further than the post office today.
Joseph Duemer is Professor of Humanities at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press (2001). He lives with his wife Carole, two Jack Russell terriers, Jett & Penny, & a Chocolate Lab, Angel, on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.
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