Little or Nothing

By Ken Mikolowski Ken Mikolowski
there are these trees.
and beyond these trees,
trees. and beyond that
little or nothing. little
fields and nothing but sky.

Ken Mikolowski, "Little or Nothing" from Big Enigmas. Copyright © 1991 by Ken Mikolowski.  Reprinted by permission of Ken Mikolowski.

Source: Big Enigmas (Past Tents Press, 1991)

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Poet Ken Mikolowski

POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern

Subjects Living, The Mind, Nature, Landscapes & Pastorals, Religion, The Spiritual

 Ken  Mikolowski

Biography

Born and raised in Detroit, poet and editor Ken Mikolowski earned a BA at Wayne State University. He is the author of several poetry collections, including Big Enigmas (1991), Little Mysteries (1979), and Thank You Call Again (1973).
In the 1960s Mikolowski founded the Alternative Press in Detroit’s Cass Corridor with his late wife, the painter Ann Mikolowski. As the press’s editor for 30 years, Mikolowski published—as unbound . . .

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SUBJECT Living, The Mind, Nature, Landscapes & Pastorals, Religion, The Spiritual

POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern

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