Poem by Jéanpaul Ferro (USA)
Published in The Ofi Press issue 46
When I came home I could not find you,
Only the milk-fed veal pounded out on
the counter and red tomatoes and basil
and rosemary cooking in a pot on the
Jéanpaul novelist, poet, and short fiction author from Scituate, Rhode Island. A 10-time Pushcart Prize nominee, his work has been featured on National Public Radio, Columbia Review, Connecticut Review, Emerson Review, Tulane Review, Saltsburg Review, and others. His poetry collections Essendo Morti – Being Dead (Goldfish Press, 2009) and Jazz, (Honest Publishing, 2011) were both been nominated for the Griffin Prize in Poetry. Jazz was also nominated the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Prize in Poetry. He is represented by the Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency.
Image: "Sizzle" by Basti Hirsch.