Knotted Wood

Dale Wilsey Jr.

by Dale Wilsey Jr.


carve my chest
I am split
broken ribs
heart pumps
of crimson leaves
& creek ripples
dancing haze
barn windows
try to trace
meaning in dust
on glass
I am left
lonesome groans
of knotted wood


Dale Wilsey Jr. is a writer of many hats and resides in Scranton, PA. His work has appeared in The Boston Literary Magazine, Full Of Crow Poetry, and Word Fountain. He is currently working on his first poetry collection while helping to cultivate the writing community within North Eastern Pennsylvania. His website: