Bottom Line

By Ernie Jones

Bottom Line by Pablo Neruda Translated by Ernie Jones I’m content with all the debts I’ve put on myself, in this life rounded up from odds and ends: Ernie JonesErnie Jones is a ghostwriter and songwriter living in Winterville, GA.

This Broken Bell — by Pablo Neruda

By Ernie Jones

This Broken Bell by Pablo Neruda Translated by Ernie Jones This broken bell wants to sing nonetheless: the metal is green now, the bell is the color of jungle, color of pools of water in the woods, color of the day in the leaves. Ernie JonesErnie Jones is a ghostwriter and songwriter living in Winterville, […]

The Turtle — by Pablo Neruda

By Ernie Jones

The Turtle by Pablo Neruda Translated by Ernie Jones The turtle who trod for such time and saw so much with her ancient eyes, Ernie JonesErnie Jones is a ghostwriter and songwriter living in Winterville, GA.

To a Foot, from Its Child — by Pablo Neruda

By Ernie Jones

To a Foot, from Its Child by Pablo Neruda Translated by Ernie Jones The child’s foot still doesn’t know it’s a foot, and it wants to be a butterfly or an apple. Ernie JonesErnie Jones is a ghostwriter and songwriter living in Winterville, GA.

The Great Ocean — by Pablo Neruda

By Ernie Jones

The Great Ocean by Pablo Neruda Translated by Ernie Jones If your gifts and your destructions, Ocean, could bequeath to my hands one portion, one fruit, one ferment, I would choose your distant repose, your steel lines, your expanse sentried by the air and the night, and the energy of your white language that destroys […]

The Restoration Of Common Things

By Ernie Jones

To love an old chair is to love many people, to adore the sweat of their arms and the comfort of their bowed backs. Ernie JonesErnie Jones is a ghostwriter and songwriter living in Winterville, GA.

Mid-March: Late Frost Among The Fruit Trees

By Ernie Jones

A yellow bus rolls the rutted road, slowing down to the opened gate. From its folded door steps a boy with an old Army bag on his shoulder. It is full of books, and his collar hangs askew. Ernie JonesErnie Jones is a ghostwriter and songwriter living in Winterville, GA.