Dark Poet says "Turtle is no metaphor

When Steve Sibra was in Big Sandy last week, one thing he did was to read from his new poetry book to a group at Craig Edward's Gallery on Saturday night.

The book is called "The Turtle is Not a Metaphor" and is some 35 dark and not so dark poems that he has written in the past few years.

Sibra grew up on a farm 7 miles south east of Big Sandy and graduated from Big Sandy high school in 1974.

Sibra went to the University of Montana and then the University of Puget Sound for law school. He loved Missoula but hated law school so got the idea to work for himself and start a comic book store. He r...