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:

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


05/05/2011
'Jeff Tigchelaar’s “One Way of Looking at Thirteen Blackbirds”', Saara Myrene Raappana


05/05/2011
'John Poch’s “The Tongue”', Eric Smith


SOME POEMS:

03/12/2010
'Civil', Danielle Sellers


03/22/2011
'Girl Lesson #4', Sandy Longhorn


03/02/2011
'Pattern and Sand', Roger Reeves


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