glow leaves of autumn
—gold afternoon—
I thought first electric lights
against a purple rain-swollen sky
while a drizzle
lit by that same gap in clouds
shines down

On Lha Bab Duchen
(When Buddha returns from Heaven)
new president

About Marc Olmsted

Marc Olmsted has five books of poetry and has appeared in New Directions in Prose & PoetryCity Lights Journal, New York QuarterlyOutlaw Bible of American Poetry and a large international variety of small presses. Twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Olmsted received the San Francisco Acker Award for Poetry in 2014 along with David Meltzer and Ishmael Reed.

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