Ahrend Torrey

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Ahrend Torrey enjoys exploring nature with his husband Jonathan and their two terriers Dichter and Dova. He works in New Orleans and is the author of “Small Blue Harbor” published by the Poetry Box Select imprint (Portland) in 2019. He holds an MFA in creative writing from Wilkes University.

Crossing Lake Pontchartrain, I Drive Through a Swarm of Blind Mosquitos

In the darks, out from the Causeway, the lake makes moon-music for the sleeping moorhens deep within the reeds of the marshland. I hear nothing, only the rain of insects thumping...