Excerpt I.VI. micropoetry by Joshua Corwin at Spillwords.com
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Excerpt I.VI.

Under A Tree in Hotchkiss Park

Excerpt I.VI.

written by: Joshua Corwin



Ask questions upon the altar of stars,

           where sea meets great noble fold,

and when I reach my hand

           in a dream,

awaken to fading stars.

Joshua Corwin

Joshua Corwin

Joshua Corwin, a Los Angeles native, is a neurodiverse, 2-time Pushcart Prize-nominated, Best of the Net-nominated poet and Winner of the 2021 Spillwords Press Award for Poetic Publication of the Year. His poetry collection Becoming Vulnerable (2020) details his experience with autism, addiction, sobriety and spirituality. A UCLA lecturer, published alongside Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Corwin has read with 2013 US Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco. He hosts the poetry podcast “Assiduous Dust,” writes for Oddball Magazine and teaches poetry to autistic addicts in recovery at The Miracle Project, an autism nonprofit. He is the editor of Assiduous Dust: Home of the OTSCP, Vol. 1 (April 5, 2021) featuring 36 award-winning poets, demonstrating one of his invented forms. He is working on an existentialist novel about an alcoholic lawyer plagued with suicidal ideation.
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