to stutter step the heart. Is it autumn with all of its endings--flowers, grasses, cows gone from pasture, now storm windows, weather stripping or finding the old putty knife you used to clean the disk harrow before it was retired to winter over in the machine shed the wash line she hung clothes on early in the morning in her nightgown the corn cob pipes found everywhere-- under the hood of the truck, stuck in a hole on the workbench, above a beam in the basement little scraps of paper with words he meant to look up some day the smell of burning leaves, an old coat still on the hook.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703