July 3, 2006
C. Mikal Oness is the fourteenth poet chosen in this once-a-week yearlong survey of Minnesota’s poets and their work. The series is sponsored by Magers & Quinn Booksellers.


Elegy

Look at my door: in every swirl of grain
  there is an image, there is a putting on
of hats: this, here, the face of an old woman
  who knows more than just my name, and...