Nicole Taylor, US




Free Verse




My sister's Angela's new
celery eco-green Toyota Prius.

My brother Jeremy's former
wrecked plain green Camaro.

A new greenish

gray back deck.

My brother-in-law's Torelli emerald green,
and scarlet red bike, Italian fitted and built.

Several greenish gray
eyes from dad, grand dad.

Scarves, gloves, hats in
bright autumn green for colorful poet.

Greenish swimmer's
bleached hair.

Forest or olive blouses or
coats or new furniture.

Green limbs, Douglas fir and Noble branches, found fallen
in Sunnyside Road or later Pringle creek
in a late December snow storm.



The Evening is Coming


Friend Aleksey writes
in Russian and English
on note paper in air port seats.

Days city likes city
People like people
The evening is coming.

We wait
after a dance trip to Chicago,
after waiting and dancing in city.
We danced while waiting for a late evening train,
a late train in evening.



About Nicole Taylor, US


Nicole currently has many hopeful projects, a variety of styles and a wide variety of subjects. She hopes for more chapbooks and a nicely bound poetry book soon. She has been accepted at Abraham Lincoln Magazine, Asphodel Madness, Camel Saloon, 4 and 20 Journal - a short nature poem, Just Another Art Movement - New Zealand, Ken Again,Kerouacs Dog, Outward Link - three peaceful social poems, Nefarious Ballerina, Pigeon Bike, The Scrambler and other journals online and in print. Nicole Taylor has been published and winning locally. She is a dancer, an artist and a volunteer. She blogs at


This is Nicole Taylor's first appearance in Sketchbook.









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