1. One for the commonplace book/needlepoint gallery: “A curse is nothing but a blessing turned feral.”

2. These lines would constitute a boffo coda cum bio for The Morning Porch book.

3. Given Guzman’s Nostalgia for the Light, do female woodchucks pace the Atacama under your porch, picking over the bones of woodchucks lost?

4. I should be rolling seed bombs rather than ordering poetry. Drat ya.