Don Wentworth is a Pittsburgh-based poet whose work reflects his interest in the revelatory nature of brief,haiku-like moments in everyday life. His poetry has appeared in Modern Haiku, bottle rockets, bear creek haiku, Frogpond, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Shamrock, and Rolling Stone, as well as a number of anthologies. His first full-length collection, ‘Past All Traps,’ was published in 2011 by Six Gallery Press and was shortlisted for the Haiku Foundation’s 2011 ‘Touchstone Distinguished Books Award.’ His poem “hiding” was selected as one of “100 Notable Haiku” of 2013 by Modern Haiku Press. A second full-length book, ‘Yield to the Willow,’ from Six Gallery Press was published in 2014. His third volume of brief poems, ‘With a Deepening Presence,’ will be published in June, 2016. For the last 26 years, he has edited the small press magazine, Lilliput Review.
in the end, the beginning – all names etched in moss