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:

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


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


06/19/2011
'Lisa Fay Coutley, “View from the High Road”', Casey Thayer


SOME POEMS:

12/05/2012
'Keep from evil', Joshua Gottlieb-Miller


06/28/2014
'Menthols', Erica Dawson


03/08/2014
'Forgetting', Marilyn McCabe


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