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Prime Number Magazine is a publication of Press 53, PO Box 30314, Winston-Salem, NC 27130
Poetry from Bill Wolak

Also in this Issue: Bill Wolak interviews Naoshi Koriyama
Nine Haiku

kissing just
where your eyebrow
begins


inside the snowman
a scarecrow dreaming
of frozen waterfalls


flesh so pale
accumulating snow 
on polished marble


the sharpest knife
slices straight to the bottom
of rinse water


backwoods blizzard
every swirling snowflake 
a wild gawking eye


four men carrying
a corpse to the river
for burning


quivering silver
the mirror’s skirt
lifted by moonlight


body of winks and whispers
twirling and twisting your hair
around a finger


looking down your dress
a jet’s passing 
shadow





Bill Wolak is a poet who has just published his third book of poetry entitled Archeology of Light.  Wolak has been awarded two Fulbright-Hays scholarships to study and travel in India and has traveled throughout Asia including trips to Tibet, Nepal, Thailand, Japan, and China.  In 2007, he was selected to participate in a Friendship Delegation to Iran sponsored by the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the nation’s largest and oldest interfaith peace and justice organization.  Recently he has been selected to be a featured reader at the 2011 Kritya International Poetry Festival in Nagpur, India. 



Issue 7, April-June 2011