From James' Website

To survive

our minds must taste redwood

and agate, octopi

bat, and in the bat's mouth,

insect. It's hard

to think like a planet.

We've got to try.


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 Press and for more information and free beautiful poetry greeting cards that you can copy & print directly from his website. 

(Photo of James, courtesy of the poet. All poems reprinted here with the kind permission of James Bertolino.)

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