David Koehn & Rebecca Resinski

Quartet 27 – 53 – 73 – 132

erased pages from The Sign of the Four by Arthur Conan Doyle

27

 

 

  broken

 

 

    quinine-bottle

 

 

     night

 

 

 

 

  heated


 

53

  the

 

 

stained

 

    dark

 

 

 

 

chart


 

73

 

 

  somewhere

 

 

 

  everywhere

 

 

 

     smoke

 

     absolutely


 

132

 

 

    what

 

 

 

  house

 

 

  for it


 

Quartet 80 – 121 – 9 – 118

erased pages from The Sign of the Four by Arthur Conan Doyle

 

80

 

  dress

 

 

       your 

 

promises

as


121

  

 

commuted

position

 

s

beyond

 

 

 

chance


 9

 

 

 

 

this

 

key-hole

 

 

this

 

faith


118

 

 

share                                                                     d

 

 

time

with   ou    t

 

weight


Rebecca Resinski is a professor of Classics at Hendrix College and one of the editors of Heron Tree, an online poetry journal. She also designs and produces pamphlets and chapbooks under the imprint Cuckoo Grey.

David Koehn's first full-length manuscript, Twine, now available from Bauhan Publishing, won the 2013 May Sarton Poetry Prize. David released Compendium (Omnidawn Publishing, 2017), a collection of Donald Justice's take on prosody. David's second full-length collection, Scatterplot, is due out from Omnidawn Publishing in 2020.