06/30/2011

It’s as if his poems happen twice.
First as the bullet that pierces the skin;
second as the tracer whose flare
ribbons the dark with carmine.

Read Valerio Magrelli’s “I’ve often imagined gazes” at Poetry International >>


BIO:

Christopher Shannon’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, Denver Quarterly, Mid-American Review, and 32 Poems. A winner of a 2010 Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, he has published reviews in the Germanic Review, and is the editor of Cellpoems.
MORE REVIEWS:

03/10/2011
'Archival Footage #30: Niagara Falls', Chris Shannon


05/05/2011
'Sara Teasdale’s “There Will Come Soft Rains”', Saara Myrene Raappana


06/17/2011
'Michael Schiavo, “from The Mad Song”', Casey Thayer


SOME POEMS:

10/05/2009
'From a Collapsed Hay Bale', Colin Pope


11/14/2012
'Feed the Cassowary', Emma Sovich


05/05/2011
'untitled', Jessica Goodfellow


ARCHIVES:

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