Howie Good

by Best Poem

The Wet Spot

It’s the ghost
of a shape

though colder
the aftermath

of trampled
flesh & roses

a note found
on the bed

& signed

a round-
headed pin

stuck in a map
of whenever

we are

Howie Good, a journalism professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz, is the author of three poetry chapbooks, Death of the Frog Prince (2004) and Heartland (2007), both from FootHills Publishing, and Strangers & Angels (2007) from Scintillating Publications. He was recently nominated for the second time for a Pushcart Prize.