10/10/2012

My smart bomb can lift,
     blooming beneath him,
          your sleepy boy
               from his crib.

BIO:

Ryan Vine is the author of Distant Engines (Backwaters Press, 2006). His work has appeared in places like The American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and The Writer's Almanac. His honors include a Weldon Kees Award, the Robert Watson Poetry Prize, a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts council, and finalist nods for the Black Warrior Review Poetry Prize and the May Swenson Poetry Award from Utah State University Press. He is Rose Warner Assistant Professor of English at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN.
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