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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 11, Number 3, September 2017
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M. Kei
Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, USA


The Public Garden

The first time I brought my son to visit, he was a squirming bundle of boredom. Was it autism, or just childhood, that failed to appreciate the sculpted topiary and the quiet greenness of a secluded garden room?

like a British gentleman,
he closes the black umbrella
and settles into
a chair and contemplates
the possibility of tea

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