Douglas Cole

Pointing at the Moon
by Douglas Cole


When I am free

and see the codes

inside the air

the ocean wave

the maple tree

I also see

the old self mind

like a drunk

on the ground

searching for his keys


Published in Cider Press Review, Volume 22, Issue 4.

Douglas ColeDouglas Cole has published six collections of poetry, a novella called Ghost, and The White Field, a novel. He has been nominated twice for a Pushcart and Best of the Net and received the Leslie Hunt Memorial Prize in Poetry. He lives and teaches in Seattle, Washington. His website is

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