Christopher J. Jarmick

City’s Sacristy


If I whispered,

as we walked on Seward Park path

into the old growth forest

(yes, just South of the city is an old growth forest),

that: ‘you know, this place is sacred’. . .

would you stop texting on your goddamn phone?


Christopher J. Jarmick is a Seattle Area writer and a former Los Angeles TV producer who has curated and hosted monthly poetry readings and special events since 2001.  Last year he became the co-owner of BookTree, Kirkland, Washington’s only new and gently-used independent bookstore. His latest poetry collection, Not Aloud (2015) is from MoonPath Press.