01/23/2013

Convicted angels lie down
in the snow
and make people.

AUTHOR'S NOTE:

“Creation Myth” has its genesis in a series of postcard poems that were never sent.

BIO:

Fritz Ward's poems have appeared in Gulf Coast, Another Chicago Magazine, Blackbird and elsewhere. His manuscript, Letters from the Handmade Dark, was recently a finalist for the National Poetry Series Competition and Four Way Books’ Levis Prize. His chapbook, Doppelganged, was published in 2011. He lives just outside of Philadelphia and works at Swarthmore College.
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