Poetry 2013 / Volume 44

Odors — Richard Dinges, Jr.

These manuals hold black fingerprints, oil odors from forty years ago, old tractors and cold iron parts pictured in breakdowns, blown apart and numbered, pulled from dusty shelves, an archive of a shop where farmers cradled greasy coffee cups and murmured comments about weather and grain prices, absorbed by these manuals and released in old … Continue reading