Sunset on rain forest

I walked through the woods
as if I had to get where
I was going.
Now, I walk as though
I have already arrived.



Poem by Byron Hoot

Byron Hoot was born and raised in Morgantown, West Virginia, lived there until he went to college – a twelve year excursion. Now resides in the WILDS of Pennsylvania. He’s had poems in The Watershed Journal, Tobeco Literary Arts Journal, on www.northsouthappal.com./appalachian-literature.html., Adelaide, Tiny Seed, Rye Whiskey Review and in Pennessence. Live readings on WCONA and Watershed Bookstore/Literary Center. He is a co-founder of The Tamarack Writers (1974) and The Fernwood Writers Retreat (2019). Proprietor of Hootnhowlpoetry.com.