Two poems by Richie McCaffery

  The truth so far In the chalky trough under the blackboard, lessons dusted and already forgotten. The teacher is squawking away once more, scratching into the tabula rasa the truths so far about God and arithmetic with the expungible white of fossil shells.   (first published in The Rialto; from Spinning Plates, Happenstance Press, 2012)     Wallet While clearing out the old bureau … Continue reading Two poems by Richie McCaffery