By John Cornelison on
3/20/2015 5:10 PM
A year after Oso, Arts WA is hosting a way for poets to memorialize that tragic event. Here’s one great entry:
One March morning the landscape shrugged—
fields dammed the river, hillsides fattened and rolled
—a hungry black bear feasting on every fallen thing.
When there is no one to blame but the rainfall,
no trial, no jury, no jail—our cry for justice is empty.
We have only the hope of no one suffering,
that bodies succumbed the way an infant...