Garden 1, Russell Steven Powell oil on canvas, 16x20

Razor Thin

RAZOR THIN THE LINE between gardening and painting is razor thin, and one often bleeds into the other. June is an especially auspicious time; sowing, thinning, weeding, and transplanting countless Continue reading

Splash, Russell Steven Powell oil on canvas, 20x16

Fiddleheads

FIDDLEHEADS Every few years around this time I dust off my poem “Fiddleheads,” which first appeared in the Berkshire Review in 2004. I picked my first this weekend. Here, too, Continue reading