Over the past two weeks, we’ve heard several poems by Jeanne Emmons, professor emeritus of English and writing at Briar Cliff University. She’s an avid canoeist, who found a well of inspiration from her humble boat.
"The Red Canoe Awakens to a Spider Web" is the last poem in her soon-to-published, 32-page book.
She can feel it shivering in the
slight breath of morning, between
the thwart and the rear seat, the filaments
radiant in that horizontal light, making