Thomas Griffin

About Place Journal, Volume II Issue I
Trees

 
Tree Sense
 
See how it makes
itself
a huge and glorious
thing,
light and rain
earth and animal;
that tree,
made from what is
around it,
beautiful
not because
it stands alone
but as a forest
of things that belong
to each other.
 
 
 
Thomas Griffin, an accomplished writer, actor, director and teacher, has an MFA in playwriting and is the recipient of an award from The Academy of American Poets. He was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His poetry has appeared in Pudding Magazine, The Pitkin Review, This Wood Sang Out anthology, Pivot anthology, Lotus.zine, Holly Rose Review, The Aurorean, Penduline Press and others and is forthcoming in 2014 in The Patterson Literary Review.
 
 

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