Crystalline Course

A castle divides into rock
into sand, into silt, into dust
given silicon inertness
carried by the wind to
spits, bars, dunes and breaches
as wave upon wave crash upon
the abrasion pattern’s surface.

James Dye is currently an undergraduate student working on a Bachelor’s in English, and he works as a composition tutor. His poems and short stories have appeared in a number of journals and anthologies such as Aphelion, a webzine of science fiction and fantasy, The Clockwise Cat, a progressive literary webzine, O Sweet Flowery RosesScifaikuestThe Ampersand Review, the greatest literary project of all time, DOGZPLOT, a flash fiction site, Poor Mojo’s Almanac(k), an online literary journal, The Cynic Online MagazineCalliope Nerve, a web log, Shoots and VinesOutshine, a twitterzine, Pandora’s ImaginationStrange, Weird, and Wonderful Magazinemad swirlMoon Drenched Fablescc&d magazine, Word Catalyst MagazineDanse MacabreThe Stray BranchSorcerous SignalsCats With Thumbs, a literary blogzine, (A Brilliant) Record MagazinePoets for Living WatersSorean Gothic MagazineMidwest Literary MagazineGirls With InsuranceRaven ImagesKerouac’s Dog MagazineHazard CatHaggard and Halloo, and The Camel Saloon. He is currently working on putting out chapbooks of poetry with various small presses. In 2009 he won the Django award, and in 2010 and 2011 he won first place awards for the NICC writing contest.

This entry was posted in Poetry and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.