Friday, June 02, 2017

The Sunday Poet: Zvi Sesling

Poet Zvi Sesling

Zvi A. Sesling, Poet Laureate of Brookline, MA is a prize winning poet. He edits Muddy River Poetry Review, publishes Muddy River Books and reviews for Boston Small Press and Poetry Scene. He is author of Fire Tongue (Cervena Barva Press, 2016) and King of the Jungle (Ibbetson Street Press, 2010), and two chapbooks Love Poems From Hell (Flutter Press, 2017) and Across Stones of Bad Dreams (Cervena Barva Press, 2011). He lives in Brookline with his wife Susan J. Dechter.


Raindrops on the window
tears from her eyes
serious conversation
they hold hands
then serious again
then she cries
raindrops plink on
the window
she wipes her tears
whatever he is saying
her emotions respond
which of them is
being manipulated

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