A selection of poems from Art Elser’s collection “It Seemed Innocent Enough”
These excerpts cover meditations on being drawn into poetry, appreciating nature, remembering love's spark and even the cosmic significance of a spider's death
Poet Art Elser looked back at life-changing events to fill his collection “It Seemed Innocent Enough”
He finds inspiration all around him, and in life experiences like serving in Vietnam. But his poetic role model was a woman who never stopped writing -- and published a book of her verse at 100.