Thursday, January 21, 2016

Jim Boggs- A Poem

Jim Boggs is from Harlan County Kentucky and has spent 49 years working as Broadcaster in Radio and Television.  Having retired in 2015, he is currently working on, “Kentucky Twilight,” a book of regional poetry.  He resides in Hazard Kentucky.    Jim has been published in “Pine Mountain Sand and Gravel” and “Randomly Accessed Poetics.”


Rising above the tree tops
a lone church spire
points a single white finger
against a sky of blue.   
Human effort juxtaposes
with creation’s glory.
Of  all the spires I have seen
this time gave a sense
of what they mean.

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