The Creature

Poetry Josh Bell

Like many humans, I enjoy lifting small, living things. Your wife qualifies, but doesn’t like to be lifted. I guess it’s probably because, as is true with many humans, your wife doesn’t want to be eaten, and often we are lifted, by the bigger thing, right before it drops us on a rock and  [...]

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Issue 24

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24

Spring 2016

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Josh Bell, the Briggs-Copeland Lecturer on English at Harvard University, is the author of two poetry collections, No Planets Strike (Nebraska) and Alamo Theory, which Copper Canyon will publish in 2016.

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