into the understood,
a made bed.
Hand drops hand.
Eyes drop down
in the rub and rid
of it all.
Ronald's poems have appeared in a number of journals,
including Small Pond, Yet Another Small Magazine,
Out of Line, Midwest Poetry Review, Margie, and
Whetstone. His most recent books, Methodology of the
Heart: Evoking Academic and Daily Life (AltaMira Press),
Leaning: A Poetics of Personal Relations (Left Coast Press),
and Performance: An Alphabet of Performative Writing
(Left Coast Press), call upon the poetic as a research strategy.