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:

06/30/2011
'Valerio Magrelli’s “I’ve often imagined gazes”', Chris Shannon


06/29/2011
'Joe Wilkins, RADIO ALL NIGHT SPECIAL AM', Mary Beth Ferda


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


SOME POEMS:

11/02/2011
'Epitaph for a Dead President', Geoffrey Brock


09/13/2011
'Crickets', Jorge Carrera Andrade


01/24/2010
'untitled', Kimiko Hahn


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