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Someone and other poems by Robert Martin Evans

who looks
just like
you
speaks
another language

 

…………………………..she’s
…………………………..eating
…………………………..a fresh
…………………………..warm
…………………………..strawberry
…………………………..on the
…………………………..hot
…………………………..sidewalk


Una gatita

just
some of
you is
more than
all of
what
this is

…………………. the cat
…………………..how she
…………………..purrs
…………………..at the door
…………………..how
…………………..she stands
.………………….watching

 

Robert Martin Evans is a Montreal-based writer and translator. His poetry has appeared (or is forthcoming) in Vallum, Topograph and Oratorealis, and as one of the Wall Poems of Charlotte. In 2012, he was longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize. He is currently a member of the selection committee at bywords.ca.

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