August 12, 2016 Books Made possible by Own a rock in the middle of the riverbed. River Omulevka. Yakutia. Russia. The Friday poem: ‘Solo’, by Brian Turner Brian Turner | Guest writer New verse by Otago writer and optimist Brian Turner. Solo You can almostguarantee no one’sgoing to stopfor a single shoelying in scraggyroadside grass:not for thatlone soul.