Sunday, July 02, 2006

Didactic by Joe Ross

It is comfortable
a chair under –
what stood.

That you can
not stand. Is
ground under


Joe Ross is the author of ten books of poetry, most recently, EQUATIONS = equals, Green Integer Press, 2004. He was the Literary Editor of the Washington Review, and co-founded both the In Your Ear reading series in Washington, D.C. and the Beyond the Page reading series in San Diego, CA. He received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Award for his poetry in 1997. He presently resides in Paris.

This is part of a series of poems from invited poets. The first contributor was: Luke Heeley. Illustration by Jonathan Wonham.

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