By Clayton E. Clark

This old dog lies
on the couch next to
the Tao Te Ching
and does 


as though
she’s already
read it and taken
it in.

Clayton Clark is a poet and painter who majored in Art History at UCLA. Born and raised in San Pedro, California, she now resides in Montecito. She’s held many odd jobs, not the least of which involved raising two boys. Exploration and intense curiosity are the driving forces in her creative work. Also by this poet:"Bloom" and "Drought Tolerant"