Professor Arnold's Picnic
Olive, Lettuce, Beetroot,
mos of a fine French ennui,
the sun going down.
Steve Kronen's collections are Homage to Mistress Oppenheimer, Splendor, and Empirical Evidence. He is a librarian in Miami, where he lives with his wife, novelist Ivonne Lamazares.
The poem here is from a new manuscript, Gimme That, Don't Smite Me. He can be reached at www.stevekronen.com.