What if God had a speech
and each time
a universe with strange
would spring into
[Reprinted with the kind permission of the author, from "Pocket Animals" originally published on October 4, 2002 in honor of the poet's 60th birthday. Published by Egress Studio Press. Illustration is not from Pocket Animals but is a mandala from the cover of Yoga Art by Ajit Mookerjee.]
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James Bertolino, Poet & Planetary Visionary
James Bertolino's poetry has been published in magazines, books, and anthologies internationally for almost 40 years, from "Drool" published in 1968 to his most recent, "Pocket Animals: 60 Poems" published in 2002 by Egress Studio Press. Check out his website to purchase his publications through Egress Studio Pressand for more information and free beautiful poetry greeting cards that you can copy & print directly from his website. Read other poems James has kindly allowed us to print at Satya Center in the James Bertolino Archive.