Used to be, you couldn’t go
for a stroll without stepping
on one, especially if you
weren’t paying attention.
You could almost catch them
by accident if you were caught
in thought. Woolgathering,
like that …

Poem, in its entirety, is available in the printed version of the current issue.


Bill Howell, one of the original Storm Warning poets, has published five poetry collections, and his work appears regularly in journals and anthologies in Canada, the UK, Australia, Sweden, and the United States. Based in Toronto, he was a network producer-director at CBC Radio Drama for three decades. Kelsay Books will release his new poetry collection, The Way Things Are at the Moment, this June.

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