Banks Miller

Strata (two poems)

Only fragments — torn metal,
crushed aileron, broken tail —
in Permian chert

Chill-spraying, brutish
Sea over Canaveral:
Only this salt waste
Remains — where eyes looked upward,
Even to the stars.

Banks Miller's first publication was in 2008, a poem on "The Night Land". His poems have also been published in MUSED Literary Review and on the Indigo Rising Magazine website. Details of Banks' other writing are at