Mountain Climbing

First published in Woodnotes #19, Winter 1993, page 45.

Mountain Climbing by Carlos Colón. Tragg Publications, 1993, 22 pages, paperback, 5½ by 8½ inches. Write for price to the author at 185 Lyon Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71105-3523 [address no longer correct]. An understated yet delightful collection of twelve concrete poems and nine haiku, printed one per page. A sample haiku:

Spring cleaning:

A Christmas card from someone

He doesn’t know.