Ron Torrence published his first short story at age 50 and his first poem at age 80. Even so his fiction, non-fiction and poetry are pretty widely published. He’s also written five novels and a screen play, all unpublished. Much more to do. His work has appeared in American Writer’s Review, Crack The Spine, The Dirty Goat, Dos Passos Review, Existere Journal, Forge, The MacGuffin, Menda City Review, Nassau Review, riverSedge, Orange Willow Review, Slipstream, Eureka Literary Magazine, Oxalis, Ash, Potent Aphrodisiac, Rockhurst Review, The Tower Journal, Thereby Hangs A Tale, Typo, Sour Grapes, Circuit Traces, RE:AL, Reflections Literary Journal, way station magazine, West Wind Review, Wild Violet, Yellow Mama and Pleasant Living.
swoop! cardinal on my railing i am important imperious look his side eye no time to tarry likes of you away!
humming bird helicoptered up beak to nose are you a flower ? hum hum hum zipped away i was not
the end of summer
i beneath the bush fat chipmunk settles in his pudge well satisfied scurries off! you never know! ii crickets chirp all day insistent iii leaves so green so plump barely clinging to branches