Three Poems

Poetry Graham Foust


The natural place to begin is with
what amounts to our condition: glory
hallelujah, collateral Adderall,
collateral quel dommage along
the “I-don’t-do-umbrella” Chippewa.
We started early—hair of the dog—
if the hinge of day can be called “early,”
and what we’d’ve  [...]

Subscribers can read the full version of this article by logging in. Not a subscriber? Get immediate access to this article by subscribing now.

“Each new issue feels like a public report from many individual private spheres.” —Antoine Wilson

Back to Top
Issue 24



Spring 2016


Graham Foust is the author of six books of poems, including To Anacreon in Heaven and Other Poems (Flood), which was a finalist for the Believer Poetry Award. With Samuel Frederick, he has also translated three books by the late German poet Ernst Meister, including Wallless Space (Wave).


A Public Space is an independent magazine of literature and culture. It was founded in 2006. You can read more about the magazine’s history and mission - click here.


A subscription to A Public Space now includes home delivery of the print magazine as well as access to the digital editions (epub, mobi, and pdf files) and the online archive.

For Just


Subscribe Today

A Public Space 323 Dean Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 t: 718.858.8067     General Information     Subscription Help