Thomas Avery

Thomas Avery resides in Eugene and is a landscape gardener. He has published a few of his poems in Split Shift, an anthology, as well as other literary rags and journals over the years: Earth First, Poetic Space, The Longneck. He has two self published chapbooks: Days of Solitude, The Workingman and the Bum and Gone Wild. Works in progress: Pauline and the Other Women, a novel, and Travels in Mexico, nonfiction. 

Thomas currently reads some of his poems with Jazz musicians. Other pursuits are exploring the coastlines, the mountains and deserts and taking photos. You can find his poems, prose, and photos online at

Cape Perpetua

Following Hurricane Creek Trail

South Sister

The Pianist