Janeen Pergrin Rastall


Night eats color — Chika Sagawa trans. Sawako Nakayasu

It is no wonder he can't sleep
Night gorges on orange burst oaks
tree by tree
then approaches the window greedily.

Janeen Pergrin Rastall lives in Gordon, MI, population 2. Her poetry has appeared in The Raleigh Review and The Blue Lake Review. She has poetry forthcoming in Storm Cellar, Midwestern Gothic and The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works by Wayne State University Press.