Chris Bullard

Hope, Day After: Chris Bullard


The summer
is winter’s daydream.
The mind
ideal plants,
as those who lie
ill in bed
how health might feel.

Day After

As though
to dispose
of the remains
we re-heat
what’s left,
spicing up
the leftovers,
hoping again
to taste joy.

Chris Bullard is a retired judge who lives in Philadelphia, PA. He received his B.A. in English from the University of Pennsylvania and his M.F.A. from Wilkes University. This year Main Street Rag published his poetry chapbook, Florida Man, and Moonstone Press published his poetry chapbook, The Rainclouds of y. His poetry has appeared recently in Jersey Devil, Stonecrop, Wrath-Bearing Tree, Waccamaw and other publications.