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Poetry Kevin Prufer

One rich motherfucker bashed another rich motherfucker’s face in
              with a gold-plated putter

so the golf club’s snack bar was all atwitter

because who knew? Right here at Briar Cliffe Acres?

Good God, said the river.

Good God, said the wind in the pennant, said the yacht at the  [...]

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Issue 22



Winter 2015


Kevin Prufer’s recent books include Churches, In a Beautiful Country, and National Anthem (all Four Way Books). He is also the coeditor of New European Poets (Graywolf Press), and the forthcoming Literary Publishing in the 21st Century (Milkweed Editions) and the cocurator of the Unsung Masters Series. He teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Houston.


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