heatwave by Michael Dudley

POEM NAME: heatwave AUTHOR NAME: Michael Dudley POEM: heatwave~ the taxidermist hoses down a polar bear hide END OF POEM. CREDITS: Copyright © Michael Dudley Previously published in pilgrimage: haiku selected and new (Red Moon Press, 2017) Michael Dudley (michaeljdudley.com) was born in downtown Toronto and reared in the Greater Toronto Area. For 35 years he lived and worked in rural Southwestern Ontario. From June 2018 until May 2020 he continuously travelled, and he now resides in Stratford, Ontario. He is the author of numerous poetry volumes and the father of three adults. His most recent collection, pilgrimage: haiku selected and new was published by Red Moon Press in 2017.