This hand has the skin and fingers of an animal. — Jim Harrison, “Patagonia Poem” I’m pure and perfectly formed in this clean shirt. I see wrinkles along one hand, but am not convinced it’s my hand. It does what I tell it to do, mostly. So does the dog. Is that my paw chasing… [Read More]
Christopher Citro is the author of The Maintenance of the Shimmy-Shammy (Steel Toe Books 2015). He is the winner of Columbia magazine’s 2015 Poetry Writing Competition, and his recent and upcoming publications include poetry in Best New Poets 2014, Prairie Schooner, Ninth Letter, Salt Hill, The Greensboro Review, Poetry Northwest, and Verse Daily, and creative nonfiction in Boulevard and Colorado Review. He received his MFA in poetry from Indiana University and lives in Syracuse, New York. His website is christophercitro.com.