In the Land of Injured Wild

Here there is no man
no one-eyed man
no blind man
no people

In this land of loss
dwell the wild and once domesticated

It is said our blind lead blind
others in a place we willingly call Home

In the land of Injured Wild
a blind dog leads
a one-eyed dog
safe in their acuity

Mark Danowsky’s poetry has appeared in About Place Journal, Cordite Poetry Review, Gargoyle, Shot Glass Journal, Third Wednesday and elsewhere. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Mark currently resides in North-Central West Virginia. He works for a private detective agency and is Managing Editor for the Schuylkill Valley Journal.

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