In The Labyrinth

In the Labyrinth
A Book of Poetry and art about the oddities and wonder of being alive.

Obscurity rattles me.
One labyrinth tangled inside
another. Skeletons with living flesh
hanging off, defying the certainty of death.
Before I entered this being
I walked on Earth,
on feet of clay. Become
dust particles coalesced
Over centuries orbiting
a star. I would be honorable.
Sober. Give love. More

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About Patrick J. Leach

Patrick J. Leach lives in Portland, Oregon. An artist and a writer, Leach has written professionally for companies and universities. He is co-author with Frances Price Cook of a biography, The life and Art of C.S. Price.

In 1995 he abandoned the corporate life, focusing on painting and poetry while earning money caring for neighborhood yards and homes.

Leach has published over 16 books of poetry and art, available in print and eBook formats. Watch for more of his books combining his unique blend of poetry and art.

Leach studied creative writing (poetry) at Cornell University (B.S. General Studies, 1972), and holds two Masters degrees from Washington State University (Sociology, Education). "I've always considered myself a writer. I've taken many paths, tried a variety of occupations, always returning to writing and art."

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