Your Family Axe

Bitter your family axe
the winter’s dead and flat
not right to say
where you have been

wherever it was it was too far away

come back

Robin Wyatt Dunn was born in Wyoming in 1979. The son of a geologist father and a potter mother, he has lived in six states, the U.K., and Canada. New Pop Lit called him “one of the most talented writers in America.” He has been nominated for several awards, including the Rhysling, Elgin, Pushcart and Best of the Net. He was once a finalist for Poet Laureate of Los Angeles. Currently he lives in Tucson, Arizona. Read other articles by Robin, or visit Robin's website.