from Pocket Animals





What if God had a speech
impediment

and each time
she spoke

a universe with strange
new laws

would spring into
existence?

[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 BertolinoJames 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.