revives old eyes
that lay on virgin snow,
the way our nights, on the full moon,
Gregory Palmerino's essays and poems have appeared in Explicator, Teaching English in the Two Year College, College English, Amaze: The Cinquain Journal, International Poetry Review, and Courtland Review. His most recent essay is titled, "Emily Dickinson's 'My Life Had Stood-A Loaded Gun'" published in Explicator. He teaches writing at Manchester Community College and writes poetry in Connecticut's Quiet Corner.