Tom Holmes

Tom Holmes is the editor of Redactions: Poetry, Poetics, & Prose and the author of seven collections of poetry, most recently The Cave, which won The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Book Award for 2013 and will be released in 2014. His writings about wine, poetry book reviews, and poetry can be found at his blog, The Line Break:


At L’Estaque

A child ascends
from his orange shadow
and grows.

Trees drop
brown shadows
along dunes.

His mother counts
steps from her son
and hastens digging.

Soon the tide arrives.

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