Richard Dinges, Jr.

Richard Dinges, Jr.
Richard Dinges, Jr. has an M.A. in literary studies from University of Iowa. He currently manages business systems at an insurance company. Roanoke Review, Gihon River Review, California Quarterly, Pireneís Fountain, and Illyaís Honey have most recently accepted his poems for their publications.

Two Red

Two red apples
rot in browning
grass beneath
a leafless tree
that cracks
blue sky
into stained
glass plates
waiting for all
color to leak
into a sermon
written by black
birds on gray
clouds at sunset
when I bend
to take one
just to see
if it is still good.