When I’m pacing Garrison Lane
reciting litanies of petty pains,
the Holy Spirit suddenly appears
in the trinity of startled deer--
a mother and two fawns
dashing across my neighbor’s lawn.
Rob Piazza recently completed his MFA in Creative Writing at Fairfield University. He teaches literature and composition at colleges and universities in Waterbury, Connecticut. His poems have appeared in Mystic Blue Review, Halcyon Days, Society of Classical Poets, Haiku Journal, Poetry Quarterly, Founder's Favourites, The Lyric, October Hill Magazine, and Neologism Poetry Journal. He serves as Poet Laureate of Litchfield.