he painted a sparrow
he painted a dead sparrow
he painted a little dead sparrow
he painted a lone little dead sparrow

just before he died

SUCHOON MO is a Korean War veteran and a retired academic living in the semiarid part of Colorado, USA. He received his PhD in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, and is the author of a number of monographs and research articles dealing with perception. He has been writing poetry and composing music for many years. His recent poetry appears in Aji Magazine, and his music composition in Forge Journal. His limited edition chapbook, Frog Mantra, has been published by Accents Publishing.